Anselmi named president and CEO of Ottawa Senators

With an impressive track record of leadership in professional sports management, Tom Anselmi (BE’85) has been introduced as the new president and CEO of the Ottawa Senators.

Anselmi is currently a board member on the Huskie Athletics Board of Trustees. He recently served as president and chief operating officer of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE).

Tom Anselmi (BE'85) at December's announcement of Ron and Jane Graham's donation to make Merlis Belsher Place a multi-sport facility.

Tom Anselmi (BE’85) at December’s announcement of Ron and Jane Graham’s donation to make Merlis Belsher Place a multi-sport facility (Photo: Dave Stobbe).

As a community leader, Tom is a member of Canada’s Walk of Fame. He led the development of MLSE’s Team Up Foundation, was previously a vice-chair of the Toronto Board of Trade and a board member of KidSport Canada, Molson Indy Foundation, Basketball Canada, Covenant House and a variety of other community initiatives.

In 2011, Tom received the CDS commendation from Canada’s chief of the defence staff, which is the highest military honour a civilian can receive. In 2012, he was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Read more on Anselmi’s role with the Senators.

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