Tod Leiweke Resigns as Lightning CEO to Become NFL COO: Latest Details, Reaction

Tod Leiweke is stepping down from his post as CEO of the Tampa Bay Lightning to take a job as chief operating officer with the NFL.   

According to a release from the Lightning's official website on Friday, Leiweke will be replaced as CEO by team president Steve Griggs

Lightning chairman Jeff Vinik issued a statement in the release, praising Leiweke's work with the franchise:

Tod has been instrumental in our franchise transformation and I am grateful for all his work and...

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