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08-04-2009, 11:58 PM
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FruityPants3*
 
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Interesting indeed. Quick, everyone argue with him too

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Originally Posted by Cam Cole
If Gillis's elevation is only on paper — like the "executive VP" tacked onto so many other GMs' titles — and most of the president's responsibilities are, in reality, taken on by 15-year team operative Victor de Bonis and his staff, then the only effect will be symbolic: a signal of Gillis's expanding influence over all things Canuck.
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Originally Posted by FruityPants3 View Post
Meh, I'd say president pretty much is [ceremonial]. It's traditionally tacked on within the context of "president and general manager" with a few added duties, but not necessarily the most qualified person, usually just the general manager. I meant they are more ceremonial in this industry than most others.

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