It was announced on Wednesday by the owners of both the Jets and the Giants that Brad Mayne has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of MetLife Stadium. Mayne, who is considered a recognized leader in the public facility industry, will bring his experience to the Nation’s Premier Sportsand Entertainment Destination.
“I am excited to join the team at MetLife Stadium, an iconic venue that sets the industry gold standard, and to work closely with the New York Jets and New York Giants, two of the best franchises in the National Football League,” said Mayne. “I look forward to enhancing the deep tradition of excellence so closely associated with the Stadium and its two home teams, and am honored to be a part of the building’s ever-expanding future.”
Mayne brings 14-years of experience to MetLife Stadium, having previously worked as the President and CEO of Center Operating company, which manages the American Airlines Center, which is home to the Dallas Mavericks of the NBA and the Dallas Stars of the NHL.
“With a proven track record of success earned by leading one of the country’s most popular multi-purpose venues, Brad is a natural choice to lead our Stadium into the next phase of its ongoing development,” said Woody Johnson, Chairman and CEO of the New York Jets. “His comprehensive knowledge of sports and entertainment will allow for a broad yet balanced leadership approach and guarantee that MetLife Stadium maintains its standing as a first-rate facility.”
John Mara, President and CEO of the Giants agreed with his counterpart saying, ““Brad is an accomplished executive with a diverse skill set and an unparalleled performance record in the business of venue administration” Mara continued by saying, “We are confident that his leadership will allow for continued growth and development, and elevate the signature MetLife Stadium experience at every level for all partners, sponsors, and guests.”