Tod Leiweke Steps Down As Lightning CEO To Become NFL COO
The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced Chief Executive Officer Tod Leiweke has stepped down to become the NFL’s newest Chief Operating Officer. Current Bolts Preisdent Steve Griggs will be filling the position.
Owner Jeff Vinkik said of the change, “Tod has been instrumental in our franchise transformation and I am grateful for all his work and dedication. During Tod’s five years with the Lightning, we have set our franchise on a trajectory for excellence with Steve Griggs and an outstanding management team working beside him every step of the way. Steve is ready for the additional responsibilities that come with being CEO, and, as a testament to Tod, we will not miss a beat moving forward.”
(via Tampa Bay Lightning)