Monday, April 20, 2020 / Campus
OTTAWA - Owner and Chairman Eugene Melnyk today announced that Anthony LeBlanc (HBA'93) has joined Senators Sports and Entertainment as its President of Business Operations.
A longtime Ottawa resident and experienced NHL executive, LeBlanc will fill a necessary and vital business and revenue role in the Ottawa Senators' front office. He will be instrumental in helping create circumstances for the Ottawa Senators to return to full operational capacity when it is safe to welcome back our valued fans, community partners and employees.
"I am thrilled to be appointed to the position of President of Business Operations with the Senators. Having been a diehard Senators fan since the Sens rejoined the league, this opportunity is truly an honour. I look forward to working closely with the entire staff as we prepare for an exciting chapter in the history of the Senators. I am confident that my experience in the NHL, as well as my sales and marketing background in the technology sector, will be put to good use here in the National Capital Region," said LeBlanc.
LeBlanc previously served as President, Chief Executive Officer, Co-owner and Alternate Governor of the Arizona Coyotes from 2013 until 2017. Before his career in the sports industry, LeBlanc served in several capacities with Research in Motion (RIM) / BlackBerry from 2000 to 2008, including Vice President of Global Sales.