Mark Donovan (American football)

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Mark Donovan (born c. 1966) is the fifth president of the Kansas City Chiefs.

Donovan was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated from Brown University in 1988 where he was a quarterback and team captain. He completed 120 of 239 passes for 1777 yards in the 1986 season and 61 for 143 for 747 yards in the 1987 season.[1]

He signed as a free agent with the New York Giants.[2] From 1997 to 1999 he was director of sales and marketing for the National Hockey League.[3]

From 1999 to 2003 he was senior director marketing and sales for the National Football League.[4]

From 2003 to 2009 he was senior vice president/operations for the Philadelphia Eagles where he focused on bringing events to Lincoln Financial Field.[5]

Donovan joined the Chiefs in 2009 becoming Chief Operating Officer.[3]

In January 2011 he became president of the Chiefs.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.brownbears.com/sports/m-footbl/FB_History/Year-by-Year_Leaders
  2. ^ "Wharton Marketing Conference 2008 . Accelerating in Change . Panelists". Whartonmarketing.com. Retrieved 2011-12-28. 
  3. ^ a b c Mark Donovan. "Kansas City Chiefs: Mark Donovan". Kcchiefs.com. Retrieved 2011-12-28. 
  4. ^ "Mark Donovan". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2011-12-28. 
  5. ^ "Mark Donovan | MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference". Sloansportsconference.com. Retrieved 2011-12-28. 
Preceded by
Denny Thum
Kansas City Chiefs President
2011–incumbent
Succeeded by
incumbent