Dan Zimmer named Vice President, Business Operations
/ Boston Bruins
The Boston Bruins announced today that Dan Zimmer has been named Vice President, Business Operations.
Zimmer will be responsible for the Boston Bruins business strategy, as well as business support services for the team including legal, finance, the box office and retail business. Zimmer was most recently Treasurer and Vice President for Delaware North Companies. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.
In his role with Delaware North, Zimmer has been involved in numerous sports business initiatives and strategies, including the financing relationships for the Boston Bruins and the TD Banknorth Garden, the company’s Sportservice business and its international business, including the new Wembley National Stadium in the United Kingdom. He has also worked directly with the National Hockey League on numerous business matters, and has been actively involved in the financing, real estate and development efforts of Delaware North’s operations in Boston.
At Delaware North, Zimmer was responsible for managing the corporate treasury area, overseeing Delaware North's relationships with lending institutions and investment managers, and arranging and administering credit facilities in various countries for Delaware North, its subsidiaries and affiliates.
Prior to joining Delaware North, Zimmer was a vice president of commercial lending with the former Chemical Bank, now known as J.P. Morgan Chase Bank. In that position, he was responsible for serving a range of the bank's mid- and large-size manufacturing and service sector clients, including Delaware North.
A graduate of Canisius College, Zimmer received his B.S. degree in finance in 1983, and an M.B.A. degree in 1987. He currently serves as a trustee of the University at Buffalo Foundation, is vice chairman of the Western New York Regional Advisory Board for Univera Healthcare, is a member of the Canisius College Council on Accountancy, and is a trustee of St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute.