Seattle Sounders minority owner Paul G. Allen today announced the appointment of Peter McLoughlin as president of the Seattle Seahawks, Sounders FC and First & Goal Inc.
McLoughlin will assume responsibility for all business operations, sales and marketing, sponsorship, administration and operations of Seattle's football and soccer franchises. As president of First & Goal, he will oversee management of Qwest Field and Event Center, and WaMu Theater.
"Peter is a bright, proven leader who believes as I do that the fans always come first and understands the importance of community," Allen said. "He is experienced in all aspects of the business side of sports.
"Peter joins a very capable leadership team with General Manager John Schneider and Executive Vice President of Football Operations & Head Coach Pete Carroll. He is the best fit for the job to continue the growth of the Seahawks and Sounders FC."