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The Las Vegas Raiders have had a shakeup at their front office, with Marc Badain resigning as team president on Monday.
Raiders owner Mark Davis issued a statement saying he had accepted Badaine’s resignation:
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Raiders president Marc Badain – who helped the team move from Oakland to Vegas – has resigned. pic.twitter.com/2Y1h4Z4kUO
In a separate statement from Davis (h / t Ben Fischer of Sports Business Journal), Raiders’ Vice President and General Councilor Dan Ventrelle will temporarily replace Badain.
Badain made a statement about his decision to ESPN’s Adam Schefter:
Badain began his career with the Raiders as one summer intern in 1991. He moved into the front office in 1995 and eventually took over as CFO.
The Raiders appointed Badain as interim team president in the 2013 season after Amy Trask retired.
Per ESPN’s Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr. Badain was one of the key figures in the Raiders’ push to move from Oakland to Las Vegas by helping secure funding for a new stadium.
Alan Snel of LVSportsBiz.com described Badain as “the Raiders’ business leader behind balancing behind balancing operations” for the organization.
Ventrelle has been in the Raiders organization for 17 years.
The Raiders played their first season in Las Vegas last year. They open the 2021 campaign on September 13 against the Baltimore Ravens at the Allegiant Stadium.