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Mark Cohon (2014)

Mark Steven Cohon, OOnt is the 12th and current commissioner of the Canadian Football League. The son of McDonald's Canada founder George Cohon, he was appointed in 2007 succeeding Tom Wright. Cohon was born in Chicago, Illinois, and moved to Toronto, Ontario when he was two years old. He is a graduate of Upper Canada College and Northwestern University with a Bachelors of Science majoring in communication studies and worked at the NBA as head of international marketing and Major League Baseball International as head of corporate development. before becoming President and chief executive officer of AudienceView Ticketing, a company which sells ticketing systems and services to sports, arts and entertainment events. In 2002, Cohon married Suzanne Elizabeth Lucido. In 2003, he was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Ontario Science Centre and then named Chair in 2006. In 2013, he was made a Member of the Order of Ontario.

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About the Mark Cohon Interview

Hi CFL fans, it's Commissioner Mark Cohon. I am happy to join you today to answer your questions as the 102nd Grey Cup inches closer and closer. So feel free to ask me almost anything. I will be here for an hour starting at 6 PM ET.

Twitter Proof: https://twitter.com/canadiancommish/status/537380645400371200

FYI: I've only got 8 minutes left to answer questions!

That's it for me everyone! I hope to see you all at my Fan State of the League on Friday at 11am PT at the Fairmont Waterfront ballroom. Enjoy Grey Cup week!

Mark Cohon Nov 25, 2014