Canucks Sports and Entertainment names Jeff Stipec COO

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Canucks Sports and Entertainment said Friday that Jeff Stipec is the new chief operating officer of the company that operates the NHL's Vancouver Canucks and Rogers Arena.

Stipec was CSE's vice president of hospitality and event operations for two years and has held senior positions with Intrawest, Cara and The Stronach Group. CSE said Stipec will be in charge of the company's leadership team responsible for ''all areas of the sports and entertainment business in the strategic and operational direction of the company.''

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