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Tom Lewand is a former executive for the Detroit Lions. Lewand was named president of the Detroit Lions on December 29, 2008, after the team finished the first 0-16 season in NFL history. He previously served as the Lions Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He succeeded Matt Millen as the president. In his role as president, Lewand oversaw all aspects of the Lions organization. Lewand was fired by the Lions on November 5, 2015. He has now become the CEO of a Detroit leather and watch company, Shinola.[1][2]


In his formal education, Lewand holds B.A. (1991), J.D., and M.B.A. degrees (1996) from the University of Michigan. He is married with four daughters.[3]


  1. ^ Twentyman, Tim (November 5, 2015). "Lions announce organizational changes". Detroit Lions. Retrieved November 5, 2015.
  2. ^ "Detroit Lions Announce Agreement With Big Ten For Bowl Game at Ford Field". Retrieved 2019-04-11.
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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Matt Millen
Detroit Lions President
Succeeded by
Rod Wood