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Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment names Tom Anselmi as president and COO

Tuesday, 09.04.2012 / 2:55 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment names Tom Anselmi as president and COO

TORONTO - Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment has named Tom Anselmi as its president and chief operating officer.

Anselmi formerly served as executive vice president and COO of the Toronto-based sports organization, which counts the NHL's Maple Leafs, NBA's Raptors, AHL's Marlies and Toronto FC of Major League Soccer among its properties. He replaces former president Richard Peddie, who stepped down at the end of last year.

"Tom's proven strength in operations has made him a respected leader here at MLSE and across the sports and entertainment industry," MLSE chairman Larry Tanenbaum said in a statement. "His passion for our teams and our fans makes Tom the perfect choice as president and COO of this great organization."

Anselmi will oversee all MLSE operations in his new role.

"I'm honoured to be appointed president and COO of one of the premier sports and entertainment organizations in the world," Anselmi said in a release. "The opportunities for MLSE are limitless, and it all starts with a focus on building winning teams, strengthening our relationship with fans, and enhancing our positive impact in the community."

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