The Montreal Alouettes promoted Mark Weightman to president and CEO of the CFL team on Tuesday.
Weightman has been with the club for 18 years. He started with the franchise when it was the Baltimore Stallions in 1995 and moved with them the following year to Montreal.
Weightman was chief operating officer before the promotion.
The announcement was made by Andrew Wetenhall, son of owner Bob Wetenhall. Bob Wetenhall was unable to attend the announcement due to a flu.