Posada to leave Chicago Fire presidential role

Julian Posada will step down as president of the Chicago Fire at the end of 2012 it has been confirmed.

Julian Posada will step down as president of the Chicago Fire at the end of 2012 it has been confirmed.

Posada joined the Fire two years ago will move into a consultant’s role in 2013 as he pursues other opportunities.

He was appointed in September 2010 to oversee the Fire's day-to-day operations as well as strategic planning and overall management.

"As a core member of our front office, Julian has played an important role in steering the club on a path for success - helping to reconnect the Fire to the city of Chicago, championing a culture of service and fan experience, and building a new and seasoned management team to run the business," said Fire owner Andrew Hauptman in a statement.

"Over the past year we have invested in building a diverse and deep management team," Hauptman added.

"As we enter 2013, I know the team in place is focused and prepared for the excitement and challenges of the upcoming season."

 
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