Tom Garfinkel Resigns as President and CEO of the Padres
In a statement from the Padres:
SAN DIEGO – Peter Seidler, lead investor of the San Diego Padres, and Ron Fowler, Executive Chairman, announced today that they have accepted the resignation of Tom Garfinkel as President and CEO of the team.
Both Fowler and Seidler expressed their appreciation for Tom’s many contributions to the Padres over the last four years. Fowler will assume Garfinkel’s responsibilities on an interim basis until a new President and CEO is hired.
Garfinkel came over to the Padres in 2009 as the President and Chief Operating Officer and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in April of 2012.
Tom has been a friend of the Friarhood since the beginning, helping us with charitable causes such as Williams Syndrome Association and the Military YMCA holiday events.