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and wisdom of an expert Advisory Board comprised of highly respected members
of virtually all sectors of the business community.
David Hopkinson is the Chief Commercial Officer Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Ltd. (MLSE). As owners of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs, the NBA’s Toronto Raptors, and Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, MLSE is the premiere sports entertainment company in Canada and is recognized throughout the sports and entertainment industry as a global leader.
Hired as a ‘day one’ employee of the Toronto Raptors in 1994, David has played a key leadership role at MLSE since the formation of the company in 1998, and has served in an Executive capacity for MLSE since 2004. David was named Chief Commercial Officer in 2013. In his current capacity David leads all sales, marketing and communications for MLSE, one of the largest and most diverse sports and entertainment portfolios in the industry. In addition, through a unique partnership arrangement with global entertainment leader Live Nation, David’s team is exclusively responsible for Live Nation’s Canadian sponsorships.
With more than 20 years of sports sales and marketing and leadership experience, David plays an influential role within the industry both in Canada and internationally. David currently serves on the Board of Directors for Canada Basketball. In 2012 David was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contributions to Canada.
David, his wife Lawrie, and their daughters Claire and Miranda live in the Beach in Toronto.