Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Lyle Bauer (Reuters)

Lyle Bauer


Lyle Bauer resigns from Calgary Stampeders Add to ...

The Calgary Stampeders will have a new president this season now that veteran CFL administrator Lyle Bauer has stepped down.

Bauer's resignation was announced Wednesday by the team as a result of "ownership restructuring that took place in the spring of 2012." Almost a year ago, the Calgary Flames purchased a majority stake in the Stampeders adding to their other investments, the Western Hockey League Hitmen and the National Lacross League Roughnecks.

"Lyle’s decision to leave was based primarily on a significant change in roles and responsibilities given the benefits of new ownership synergy and infrastructure efficiency,” Stampeders' co-chairman John Forzani said in a statement.

Bauer, who joined the Stampeders in 2010 after serving as president of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, will stay on in Calgary to ensure "a smooth executive transition," according to a news release.

There was no word as to who will replace him.

Report Typo/Error

Follow on Twitter: @AllanMaki


Next story




Most popular videos »

More from The Globe and Mail

Most popular