Tuesday, October 29, 2013
The Empire Club of Canada Presents:
Tim Leiweke, President and CEO, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment With Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment
Tim Leiweke was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, MLSE, on April 26, 2013. Leiweke brings more than 30 years of sports and entertainment experience to MLSE, having been deeply involved in the growth and development of the NHL, NBA and MLS. Leiweke joins MLSE after 17 years with AEG, one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world. In 2013, he ranked fifth on the Sports Business Journal’s 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business and eighth on Billboard’s 100 Most Powerful Music Industry Executives. The only President and CEO to rank on both lists. One of Leiweke’s first moves upon officially taking the reins at MLSE on June 3, 2013, was hiring the 2012 to 2013 NBA Executive of the Year, Masai Ujiri as President and General Manager, Basketball Operations of the Toronto Raptors.
Tim Leiweke, President and CEO, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment
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