Report: Brittany Bowlen leaves position with Broncos to clear way for new owners

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The Broncos appeared to be grooming Brittany Bowlen to succeed her late father, Hall of Famer Pat Bowlen, as controlling owner. Her most recent job was senior vice president of strategy for the Broncos.

But with new ownership on the way, Bowlen (on right in photo) informed Broncos’ staff at the team’s annual service awards that she is leaving the team, Mike Klis of 9News reports.

The NFL’s Finance Committee met Wednesday and recommended that the league’s full ownership approve the sale of the team to a group fronted by Rob Walton and Greg Penner. That is expected to happen at a league meeting in Minnesota on Aug. 9.

The Walton-Penner group, which includes former secretary of state Condoleeza Rice, agreed to purchase the Broncos for $4.65 billion last month.

Brittany Bowlen will receive 11.14 percent of the sale price, but she surely has some regret that she never got to live out her public desire to succeed her father.

Her responsibilities with the team in recent years included business strategy, international expansion in Mexico, DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion) initiatives and community relations work. She also helped the Broncos get through the pandemic.

But the team went up for sale in February, and the Bowlen family’s time with the franchise soon will end.

12 responses to “Report: Brittany Bowlen leaves position with Broncos to clear way for new owners

  1. the new owners need to expand their fan base. I have never met a Broncos fan outside of Colorado. do they exist?

  2. Glad you got rid of. Cuz Yeah because Russell BLAH BLAH LOOK AT ME BLAH BLAH Wilson will screw up new owner

  3. Would be rad if they offered her a role somewhere. She knows the team, knows the ee’s, knows the town, knows the people. Would be a wise move on their end and would give a better transition.

  4. The Broncos are the tenth most valuable NFL franchise and is the fourth most popular team based on Facebook (accounts listing the Broncos as a favorite team). I think they have a pretty good fan base.

  5. All these comments about Brittany Bowlen are confusing considering Rob WALTON is just the son of an even richer oligarch.

  6. Poor Brittany. She’s only going to ride off into the sunset with $512,440,000.00. But then half a billion dollars don’t go as far as they used to.

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