Peter McLoughlin Named President Of Seahawks And Sounders

The Seattle Seahawks have named the former CEO of the St. Louis Blues as the president of both the NFL's Seattle Seahawks and the MLS's Seattle Sounders FC. For everything Seahawks, head over to SB Nation's Field Gulls.

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Peter McLoughlin Named President Of Seattle Seahawks And Seattle Sounders

During a press conference on Thursday, former Vulcan, Inc. executive Tod Leiweke introduced Peter McLoughlin as the new president of the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League and Seattle Sounders of Major League Soccer.

Writes Greg Johns of the Seattle PI...

"We think we found the perfect guy," Leiweke said at Thursday's press conference, flanked by Seahawks general manager John Schneider and Bert Kolde, one of Allen's top advisers for Vulcan.

"There are mixed emotions," Leiweke said as he handed over the job to his old friend. "But it's a day I feel really good about because I think this organization is in good hands. ... I really feel the Seahawks' best days are ahead of them."

McLoughlin previously served as the CEO of the National Hockey League's St. Louis Blues.

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