BiographyBuilder : Hockey
Year Inducted: 2012
Date of Birth: July 24th, 1959
Born in: Brockville, Ontario
In 1989, Randy Sexton was vice-president of Terrace Investments, a commercial development firm in Ottawa. Bruce Firestone, then chairman, developed the idea of reviving NHL hockey in Ottawa, adopting for the club the old Ottawa Senators name. Randy Sexton, along with Bruce Firestone and Cyril Leeder were the principals behind the successful drive to win a new NHL franchise in 1990.
Continuing his involvement, Randy Sexton was the original CEO and alternate governor and was later named general manager of the Senators by majority owner Rod Bryden in 1993 and served until 1995. He then turned to sports marketing with the firm Capital Sports Management, which provided strategic advice to the Senators. When the Senators built the Bell Sensplex ice rink facility in 2004, Randy Sexton served as Executive Director until 2007. Randy Sexton has subsequently been involved at the management level with a number of NHL teams.