NFL Owners Caught Off Guard By Leiweke Hiring NFL's New Air Policy Could Work In Brady's Favor Executive Transactions Names In The News NFL Continues European Branding Efforts Tod Leiweke To Become NFL COO Steelers Likely To Submit Super Bowl Bid Bisciotti Denies Pressuring Goodell On Brady Eli, Romo Star In DirecTV Sunday Ticket Ads Aldridge Most Influential In Oregon Sports
SBD/Issue 165/Sports Industrialists
Bergstrom And Kuehne Join Packers Exec Committee
Published May 19, 2005
GOLD SEAL: In a separate piece, Ryman notes Bergstrom serves as Packers Corporate Marketing Committee Chair and Marquette Univ. Board of Trustees Chair, the latter of which is overseeing Marquette’s nickname situation. Bergstrom Corp. owns and operates 23 auto dealerships –- “for which Packers [QB] BRETT FAVRE is a” spokesperson (GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE, 5/19). Harlan, a Marquette alumnus, said of naming Bergstrom to the Exec Committee in the wake of the Marquette nickname ordeal, “First of all, he was selected before that even occurred. But that wouldn’t have swayed me one bit” (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 5/19).