Mark Donovan (American football)

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Mark Donovan (born February 15, 1966) is the fifth president of the Kansas City Chiefs.

Donovan was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated from Brown University in 1988 where he was a quarterback and team captain. He completed 120 of 239 passes for 1777 yards in the 1986 season and 61 for 143 for 747 yards in the 1987 season.[1]

He signed as a free agent with the New York Giants.[2] From 1997 to 1999 he was director of sales and marketing for the National Hockey League.[3]

From 1999 to 2003 he was senior director marketing and sales for the National Football League.[4]

From 2003 to 2009 he was senior vice president/operations for the Philadelphia Eagles where he focused on bringing events to Lincoln Financial Field.[5]

Donovan joined the Chiefs in 2009 becoming Chief Operating Officer.[3]

In January 2011 he became president of the Chiefs.[3]


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  2. ^ "Wharton Marketing Conference 2008 . Accelerating in Change . Panelists". Archived from the original on 2011-12-09. Retrieved 2011-12-28. 
  3. ^ a b c Mark Donovan. "Kansas City Chiefs: Mark Donovan". Retrieved 2011-12-28. 
  4. ^ "Mark Donovan". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2011-12-28. 
  5. ^ "Mark Donovan | MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference". Retrieved 2011-12-28. 
Preceded by
Denny Thum
Kansas City Chiefs President
Succeeded by
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