Jan 16, 2015
Nick Eaves to leave as Woodbine president and CEO
By: SPORTS NETWORK
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - Nick Eaves, president and CEO of Woodbine
Entertainment Group (WEG), will be leaving the company on March 31, 2015. The
announcement was made Thursday.
"As I look back on the last 20 years, I am very proud to have been part of a
team that was able to accomplish so many great things for WEG and in our
industry," said Eaves. "Looking forward, I have confidence that the organization
is pointed in the right direction and know the current leadership team will
continue to grow and improve on the model we have developed. I want to thank all
of my WEG colleagues for their hard work and collaboration over the years."
Eaves became president of the company in 2006 and added the role of CEO in
2010. Current WEG chairman Jim Lawson will assume the positions on an interim
"Nick has been with WEG for over two decades and in that time has been a big
part of its evolution and success," said Lawson. "The Board and I want to thank
Nick for his dedication, passion, and commitment, and wish him all the best as
he embarks on the next stage of his life and career.
"As we look forward, now that we have stability we must work to achieve long-
term sustainability for WEG and the horse racing and breeding industry and we
will continue to put all of our resources towards that end."
Woodbine Entertainment owns Woodbine Race Course and Mohawk Racetrack.
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