National Hockey League Alumni ASSOCIATION APPOINTS New EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / president
TORONTO January 24, 2017 – The National Hockey League Alumni Association is pleased to announce the appointment of their new Executive Director / President, Chris Jordan.
Jordan brings to the National Hockey League Alumni Association his accomplishments and results as a Senior Business Executive with both domestic and international experience as President & CEO, Young & Rubicam Advertising of Canada; Chief Marketing and Sales Officer, CBC English Television Network; Director Consumer Marketing, Coca-Cola Canada and Germany. His proven ability to take strategy to the street and drive profitable business results in highly competitive and varied business sectors, Jordan is confident at leading organizational change and establishing a work environment that breeds innovative thinking and challenges the status quo. He is a steadfast, focused leader with experience in brand and sales driven businesses in diverse industries.
Jordan brings 33 years of strong business acumen both in the corporate and entrepreneurial sectors to his new position; and the National Hockey League Alumni welcomes him on board with “Hockey’s Greatest Family”. When asked for his vision of the National Hockey League Alumni Association in the next few years, Jordan said “the team has built a very strong business foundation for the National Hockey League Alumni Association. The future is very bright as we look to expand the Association’s North American and Global presence in conjunction with our strategic partners, the National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players’ Association.”
“On behalf of myself, the National Hockey League Alumni Board of Directors and our Membership, I would like to thank Mark Napier and his team for the 12 years of his committed leadership. His dedication to making better lives for retired hockey players speaks for itself. We wish Mark every success moving forward in his life and the lives of his family. We welcome Chris Jordan as our new Executive Director/President and extend to him our full support in all his efforts to move the National Hockey League Alumni Association forward”, stated Mike Pelyk, Chairman of the National Hockey League Alumni Association.