The Edmonton Oilers announced that they are changing up their management structure today as Bob Nicholson moves from being the company’s CEO to the role of chairman, while Tom Anselmi will now oversee business operations as President and COO.
According to a release from the team, Bob Nicholson’s new role will be as the senior leader of OEG’s hockey teams, including the Oilers, Bakersfield Condors, and Oil Kings. He will also work alongside Katz Group CEO, Jurgen Schreiber, on expanding the OEG’s global reach and spreading the Oilers brand around the world. On the hockey side, newly appointed GM Ken Holland will still report to Nicholson despite having full autonomy over all things Edmonton Oilers. (Yes, the Oilers included that Holland has full autonomy in their release)