TORONTO -- Commissioner Mark Cohon announced today that Michael Copeland has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of the Canadian Football League.
"During his first seven years with the CFL, Mike's dedication, business acumen and leadership have had a large influence on the success our league has experienced," said CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon. "Now, with the strongest foundation the league has had in decades, and with this continuity in leadership, we are strongly positioned to take full advantage of the opportunities that lie ahead."
In his new role as President and Chief Operating Officer, Copeland will be responsible for the League's strategic and business operations. Within those responsibilities, he will work closely with Commissioner Cohon on building the business for the future.
"I am very grateful to the CFL Board of Governors and Commissioner Cohon for their support and recognition," said Copeland. "But most of all, I am excited to continue to be a part of this team that is taking this league to new heights. We are at a very exciting time in the CFL's history with a tremendous opportunity to build this league for the next 100 years."
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