The Kansas City Chiefs have hired former Philadelphia Eagles senior vice president Mark Donovan as their executive vice president/chief operating officer, according to Bill Williamson of ESPN.com.
Donovan, who has a background in sales and television and radio production, will report to team president Denny Thum and will oversee business operations, per the team’s announcement.
Prior to his tenure in Philadelphia, Donovan worked for the league office as the NFL’s senior director of sales and marketing.
Chiefs team owner Clark Hunt released the following statement: “We are very excited to have Mark join our executive team. Mark’s track record of success in the business of the NFL has earned the respect and praise of the entire league.”