BUFFALO, NY (AP) — The NHL’s Buffalo Sabers and Pegula Sports & Entertainment have hired John Ross as Chief Operating Officer.
Co-owner Terry Pegula announced Ross’ appointment on Tuesday.Wife Kim Pegula, who remains president of the Sabers and the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, is expected to be hospitalized in June. He is recovering from what his family described as a serious health problem.
PSE, which oversees Pegula’s holding, did not immediately respond to messages from AP seeking updates on her health.
After spending the last 24 years at Fidelity Investments, Roth reports to the owners and assumes management of Sabers’ day-to-day operations.
“Having known and worked with John for the past 12 years, he has continually demonstrated exemplary leadership characteristics,” Terry Pegula said in a statement. It brings business experience and great benefits to both PSE and Sabers.”
Pegula will continue to work with hockey general manager Kevin Adams, adding that Ross will help the team “continue to grow the culture.” It wasn’t immediately clear.
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