Jenkins named Browns new chief operating officer
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CLEVELAND (AP) Longtime Cleveland Browns executive David Jenkins has been named the team's chief operating officer.
Jenkins is entering his 15th season with the franchise, staying with Cleveland despite numerous front-office overhauls. Owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam cited Jenkins' "performance and leadership" in placing him in charge of the team's business operations.
Jenkins has spent the past three seasons as the team's executive vice president and the past five as its chief financial officer. He will remain its primary government relations contact.
The Browns are exploring the possibility of a major redevelopment at their downtown stadium. The long-term plans could include an extensive remodeling of FirstEnergy Stadium or a new facility.
Jenkins will oversee operations including financial management, revenue generation, stadium operations, legal, information technology, business analytics and administration.
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Updated May 8, 2018