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Calgary Stampeders rent former participant Jay McNeil as vice-president of enterprise operations

Calgary Stampeders rent former participant Jay McNeil as vice-president of enterprise operations

Calgary Stampeders rent former participant Jay McNeil as vice-president of enterprise operations
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The Calgary Stampeders have employed Jay McNeil because the staff’s new vice-president of enterprise operations. He’ll begin his new position with the membership within the first week of October.

“Along with his historical past as a adorned member of the Stampeders and his in depth enterprise and gross sales expertise since retiring as a participant, Jay is a superb addition to the group,” stated Stampeders president and basic supervisor John Hufnagel in an announcement. “I’m very happy that Jay is again with the Crimson and White and I do know he can be an incredible asset to the staff.”

The 52-year-old performed alongside Calgary’s offensive line for 14 seasons (1994-2007) and was named a West Division all-star six instances. He gained the Gray Cup as a member of the Stampeders in 1998 and 2001.

“The Stampeders have an enormous place in my coronary heart and I’m extremely grateful to be given the chance to hitch the group on this capability,” stated McNeil. “I’m passionate in regards to the sport of soccer, the CFL, and the Calgary Stampeders, so it provides me chills to be part of this staff once more. I stay up for working with an important staff and persevering with to construct upon the great success of this group.”

The membership indicated that McNeil will oversee their enterprise operations in his new position whereas working carefully with Hufnagel and serving as one of many staff’s representatives on the league stage.

The native of London, Ont. began a profitable enterprise profession in Calgary following his retirement from the CFL, working for Trinidad Drilling, Tervita, Safe Vitality, and Cleantek Industries. He has a Bachelor of Enterprise Administration from Kent State College and a Grasp’s of Enterprise Administration from the College of Fredericton.

He beforehand served as a trustee for the CFL Gamers Pension Plan and as vice-president of the Canadian Soccer League Gamers’ Affiliation.