New York Jets Hire NFL Executive Neil Glat as Team President

April 11 (Bloomberg) -- The New York Jets hired National Football League executive Neil Glat as president, the team said in a news release.

Glat was the NFL’s senior vice president of corporate development, heading a department responsible for strategic initiatives and new business development.

He succeeds Matt Higgins, the Jets’ former executive vice president for business operations, and Thad Sheely, the team’s former executive vice president for stadium development.

“We have accomplished a great deal during my 12 years as owner of the New York Jets, and I am confident that Neil will continue the growth of our business and elevation of our brand,” team owner Woody Johnson said today in the release.

Glat, 44, previously worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. and an investment banker at Dillon, Read & Co. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and Harvard Law School.

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