CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Cavaliers are promoting from in simply to fill the staff’s CEO place.
Nic Barlage was named CEO of the Cavaliers, Rock Enjoyment Crew and Rocket Property finance mortgage FieldHouse on Tuesday. He’s at the moment being promoted from his objective as president of enterprise enterprise operations and COO for Rock Leisure Crew.
Barlage replaces Len Komoroski, the Cavaliers CEO from 2013 who launched earlier week he would stage absent from his objective as CEO on the conclude of this season. Komoroski joined the Cavaliers as president in 2003, ahead of Dan Gilbert’s buy of the employees in 2005.
Barlage rejoined the Cavaliers in 2017 as president of group operations and was named COO for Rock Amusement Crew when it was based in 2021. He labored because the Cavaliers vice chairman of gross sales and companies from 2008 to 2014, however left for a couple of seasons with the Phoenix Suns previous to returning to Cleveland.
“It’s an full honor and privilege to have the prospect to direct the enterprise enterprise operations for a dynamic enterprise that shares this type of a selected bond with our group and companions,” Barlage reported in a assertion. “We glimpse ahead to an outstanding long term and creating on the highly effective foundation that Len Komoroski and all of our tough-working crew associates, earlier and current, assisted set up.”
Barlage was beforehand a part of the enterprise for 5 seasons commencing in 2008 and persevering with by way of 2014 when, because the Vice President of Product gross sales and Companies, he departed to be part of the NBA’s Phoenix Suns for 3 seasons as their Senior Vice President and Chief Product gross sales Officer.
“We’re excited to raise Nic to CEO and for him to information the Cavaliers enterprise process and our nice crew of women and men all through our group,” stated Cavaliers operator Dan Gilbert in a assertion. “The Cavaliers are in distinctive state of affairs for high-stage achievements each of these on and off-the courtroom. …
“Nic is each of these an unbelievable, group-minded chief and an exquisite teammate. For a lot of yrs now, he has been on the core of ultimate decision-building, innovation and progress for the Cavaliers and Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse and we’re extraordinarily happy to have him on the helm of our group features staff whereas all of us look forward to persevering with the great momentum that has been based.”