The San Diego Padres introduced Friday that minority proprietor Eric Kutsenda has been named the group’s new chairman and interim management particular person following the dying of Padres chairman Peter Seidler.
Kutsenda, 51, is a co-founder and managing accomplice of Seidler’s personal fairness agency, Seidler Fairness Companions, and is a member of the agency’s Govt Committee and Funding Committee.
In a press release issued Friday, Kutsenda mentioned, “With a heavy coronary heart, I humbly settle for this appointment in honor of my pricey pal, Peter Seidler, who I had the privilege of working with for nearly 30 years. I’m excited to accomplice with (CEO) Erik Greupner and (Normal Supervisor) A.J. Preller to assist information the Padres ahead in success of Peter’s imaginative and prescient. That imaginative and prescient contains the Padres remaining as a household asset for generations to return and is anchored in Peter’s dedication to the followers and group of San Diego. Our north star stays the identical: to win a World Collection Championship for the town of San Diego.”
Seidler died Tuesday on the age of 63.
No public memorial service for Seidler has been introduced. Nevertheless, members of the group, together with Padres gamers, have paid tribute to Seidler within the type of a memorial at Petco Park’s House Plate Gate, the place flowers, indicators, pictures and different tributes have been laid in honor of his reminiscence.
–Metropolis Information Service