1954/1955 (age 58–59)
Owner of the
Mark Davis (born 1954/1955 ) is principal owner and managing general partner of the [1 ] Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). [2 ] Davis inherited the team after the death of his father, [3 ] Al, in 2011. [4 ] Davis with his mother, [5 ] Carol, own a 47 percent share of the Raiders, which is contractually structured to give them controlling interest. However, Mark has day-to-day control of the team. Davis is a graduate of [6 ] California State University, Chico. [1 ]
In 2013, Davis fired the Raiders public relations director after a
article that was critical of Davis' father. Davis stated that the director's replacement needed to understand the importance of his father's legacy and actively protect it. Sports Illustrated [7 ]
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References [ edit ]
^ a b Tafur, Vittorio (October 9, 2011). "Davis family will retain ownership of Raiders". The San Francisco Chronicle. p. B-9. Archived from the original on October 9, 2011.
^ Poole, Monte (January 10, 2012). "Monte Poole: Did Mark Davis make the call on Hue Jackson's firing?". Bay Area News Group. Archived from the original on January 10, 2012.
^ Williamson, Bill (January 6, 2012). "Mark Davis knows his role in Oakland". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on January 10, 2012.
^ Gutierrez, Paul (January 9, 2012). "Prepping for Tuesday's Raiders media conference". Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area. Archived from the original on January 10, 2012.
^ "Statement from Raiders owner Mark Davis". Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area. January 10, 2012 . Retrieved January 10, 2012.
^ Dickey, Glenn (January 5, 2012). "Oakland Raiders in need of major front-office makeover". The San Francisco Examiner. Archived from the original on January 10, 2012.
^ "Raiders' Mark Davis: 'Reggie's fine. '" ESPN.com. June 9, 2013 . Retrieved June 9, 2013.