Former Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein, who led the club to two World Series championship before winning a third with the Chicago Cubs, is returning to the organization after joining Fenway Sports Group’s ownership group as a Special Advisor.
In his new role Epstein will advise FSG owners John Henry, Tom Werner, Mike Gordon and Sam Kennedy on the company’s sporting operations and consult on strategic growth and investment initiatives. FSG owns the Red Sox as well as Liverpool FC, Pittsburgh Penguins and RFK Racing.
“There is no question that Theo left an indelible mark on our history that represented a transformative era,” said Red Sox principal owner John Henry. “Welcoming him as a member of our ownership group and in the role of Senior Advisor to the broader company brings with it a sense of completion. Theo’s strategic mind, his leadership and his unwavering passion of sports will be invaluable assets to our diverse businesses, particularly in our sporting operations, including hockey, EPL football, and baseball.
“We take great pride in welcoming him to the FSG family and eagerly anticipate the insights and…