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Cleveland Browns Hire Alec Scheiner as President

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New Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam addresses the media after being unanimously approved at the NFL owners meetings at the J.W. Marriott in Chicago, IL / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

New Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam addresses the media after being unanimously approved at the NFL owners meetings at the J.W. Marriott in Chicago, IL / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

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CLEVELAND (92.3 The Fan) – The Cleveland Browns announced today that the team has hired Dallas Cowboys Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Alec Scheiner as the team’s new president.

Scheiner comes to the Browns after eight years in Dallas. From the Browns, his role include Scheiner overseeing “all aspects of the Browns’ day-to-day operations, including in-game stadium enhancements and local TV/radio broadcasting.”

Browns Executive Vice President-Business Operations, Bryan Wiedmeyer will move to a new role, working with CEO Joe Banner to focus on long-term strategic planning for the organization. Long-term plans include “stadium projects and other capital endeavors.”

In 2010, Scheiner was named to the Sports Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40″ list.

Before coming to the NFL, Scheiner was previously a partner with Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP.

Scheiner holds a law degree from Georgetown University, and will begin his position with the Browns on January 7.

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