Bulls name Reinsdorf's son president

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CHICAGO -- Michael Reinsdorf, the son of Chicago Bulls chairman Jerry Reinsdorf, has been named the president and chief operating officer of the team.

The newly-created position will have him overseeing all business operations. He will report to his father.

"Naming Michael president and COO reflects a natural progression of his growing role in the Bulls business organization, and publicly recognizes his contributions to the team," said Jerry Reinsdorf. "I am proud of his accomplishments with the team, and in his own sports ventures, and believe his knowledge and experience will only strengthen what is an already solid management team."

Michael Reinsdorf has been involved in NBA league matters on behalf of the Bulls since 2001 and has served as an NBA Alternate Governor for the last three years.


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