BUFFALO – The Owners of the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres reacted to the resignation of Russ Brandon in his dual role as president of both teams Tuesday.
Brandon was reportedly confronted by Terry and Kim Pegula after learning about an inappropriate relationship with a female employee, according to the Associated Press.
The report says the relationship was exposed to other employees in December at the NHL’s Winter Classic.
This statement was Tweeted out from the Pegula Sports and Entertainment account on late Tuesday afternoon.
A statement from Terry and Kim Pegula. pic.twitter.com/nMRqDDl8CV
— Pegula Sports & Entertainment (@PegulaSE) May 1, 2018
Brandon’s resignation continues a large turnover of Bills executives who served under Wilson. Bruce Popko is the senior holdover and now becomes the top executive as chief operating officer of Buffalo-based Pegula Sports and Entertainment, which oversees the Pegulas’ numerous holdings.