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50 Most Influential: Tim Leiweke

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President & CEO

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment

CHANGE FROM 2012: -26

It’s been a roller-coaster year for the hard-charging Leiweke, with his sudden departure from AEG in March and his arrival in Toronto to head the vast Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment in June. It hasn’t been the smoothest transition, as Leiweke’s candid, off-the-cuff style has made waves in Toronto’s traditional sports mindset. But he has a big canvas and deep pockets behind him to draw up his ambitious plans, and his actions still drive agendas and followers among team and league executives.

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