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Leiweke Informs MLSE Of His Intent To Leave In June '15, Plans To Form Own Business

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 14

MLSE President & CEO TIM LEIWEKE today announced that he will leave the organization on June 30, 2015, or until a successor is appointed. Leiweke plans to pursue his goal of owning and operating his own business following his departure. MLSE has begun its search for a new CEO and will continue...

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