The Washington Redskins on Wednesday announced that Brian Lafemina has been named President of Business Operations and Chief Operating Officer.
Lafemina will oversee all of the Redskins' club business operations and report directly to owner Dan Snyder.
"Brian has been one of the most highly regarded NFL executives amongst league ownership for many years because of his deep understanding of our business, his focus on partner relationships and his genuine belief that fans must be at the center of every decision we make," Snyder said.
Lafemina spent eight years at the NFL office, heading the league's Club Business Development and building the team that works to create and share best practices across for the league 32 teams.
During his tenure, the league saw significant growth in season tickets sales, suite sales, local sponsorship and media revenue. He also led or played key roles in league-wide initiatives on fan experience, ticketing strategy, Super Bowl strategy, Pro Bowl strategy and stadium development."