Boston Red Sox Announce New “Chief Baseball Officer”
The Boston Red Sox, a Council member, announced that Chaim Bloom has been hired as the team’s ‘Chief Baseball Officer.’ In this role, Mr. Bloom will be responsible for all baseball operation matters.
For over a decade, Mr. Bloom worked in the Tampa Bay Rays’ baseball operations department. Beginning in 2005 as an intern, Mr. Bloom rose through the ranks to Senior Vice President. In that position, Mr. Bloom was in charge of the oversight of personnel, domestic and international player development, contract negotiations, salary arbitration, and strategic planning. Mr. Bloom graduated from Yale University in 2004 and has two children with his wife, Aliza.
“Chaim’s rise from intern with the Rays in 2005 to Senior Vice President, Baseball Operations speaks to his leadership, intelligence and work ethic,” Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner said.
“It is an incredible honor to have the opportunity to lead the Red Sox baseball operations department,” Mr. Bloom said in a statement. “The talent and dedication of our staff, and the culture that they represent, are remarkable…The bond between the Red Sox and our fans is second to none, and my family and I are eager to make New England our home.”
The Council congratulates Chaim Bloom on his new position with the Boston Red Sox and wishes the team continued success.