October 01, 2016 9:28 AM ET


Company Overview of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.

Company Overview

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. owns and operates hockey, basketball, and soccer clubs and teams in Canada. It also operates concert venues for sporting and live events; a soccer specific stadium; and a real sports bar and grill for sport apparel shopping. In addition, it operates television channels for hockey, basketball, and soccer; a Website that streams various games; and Websites that provide information about the teams. The company was formerly known as Maple Leaf Gardens Ltd. and changed its name to Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. in July 1998. Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. was founded in 1931 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

50 Bay Street

Suite 500

Toronto, ON M5J 2L2


Founded in 1931





Key Executives for Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Business Development
President of Basketball Operations and General Manager of Basketball Operations
Age: 46
Senior Vice President of Finance
Chief Facilities and Live Entertainment Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. Key Developments

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. Announces Management Changes

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. announced that Michael Friisdahl has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the company and that he will begin in his new position in December, 2015. Friisdahl has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada's Leisure Group since it was formed in 2012. Prior to joining the Air Canada executive team, Friisdahl was CEO of Thomas Cook North America and a member of the international Group Executive Board of Thomas Cook Group plc. Friisdahl's predecessor Tim Leiweke was appointed CEO of MLSE in April 2013 and announced in August 2014 that he would depart the company to pursue new equity opportunities in the sports and entertainment industry.

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