Kevin Acklin has been named President of Business Operations for Lower Hill Redevelopment Partner, Pittsburgh Penguins. Acklin, 46, is heading into his fifth season with the team, and first in his newly appointed role. As President of Business Operations, he will report to Fenway Sports Group and manage the day-to-day operations of the business, including strategic planning, corporate partnerships, marketing and community outreach. Acklin will also continue to spearhead the development of the Lower Hill District and former Civic Arena site.
After nearly 16 years as President and CEO, David Morehouse announced his retirement in May.
Brian Burke will continue in his role as President of Hockey Operations reporting directly to Fenway Sports Group. Acklin has spent the past two seasons as the team's Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, and originally joined the organization in 2018 as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, providing strategic advice to the senior executive team and serving as point person on the redevelopment efforts on the former Civic Arena site.
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