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Former AEG Exec Tim Leiweke Named MLSE CEO As Of June 30

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment on Friday formally announced that Tim Leiweke has been named MLSE CEO, effective June 30. The former AEG President & CEO will lead the MLSE management team, along with COO Tom Anselmi and the company's other front office/sports team execs (MLSE). 

Leiweke said the move to Toronto represents a "deliberate decision to put a long distance between his former job and his new one." Leiweke: "I don't want to do anything that harms this company (AEG). ... I don't mind competing for the Stanley Cup, but I don't want to be competing in L.A." (LATIMES.com, 4/26).