Tom Lewand

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Tom Lewand was named president of the Detroit Lions on December 29, 2008, after the team finished the first 0-16 season in NFL history.

He previously served as the Lions Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He succeeded Matt Millen as the president. Millen served a dual role as president and general manager of the Lions before he was relieved of both duties in the middle of the 2008 season (Martin Mayhew became General Manager). In his role as president, Lewand oversees all aspects of the Lions organizations.

In his formal education, Lewand holds B.A. (1991), J.D., and M.B.A. degrees (1996) from the University of Michigan. He is married with four daughters.[1]


Preceded by
Matt Millen
Detroit Lions President
Succeeded by