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Tom Renney retires as CEO of Hockey Canada, replaced by Scott Smith

CALGARY — Tom Renney has retired as CEO of Hockey Canada after eight years and will be replaced by Scott Smith.

Renney was named chairman and chief executive in 2014. He replaced Bob Nicholson, who held those positions for 16 years.

Renney stepped down as president in 2017 when Smith, Hockey Canada’s chief operating officer, took over. Renney continued as CEO.

Smith has held various positions with Hockey Canada since 1995. The 55-year-old from Bathurst, N.B., became chief operating officer in 2007.

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on April 20, 2022.

The Canadian Press