July 29, 2009 - Premier Basketball League (PBL)
Chicago, IL...The Premier Basketball League announced today that President and CEO of the Halifax Rainmen, Andre Levingston has been appointed Director of Business Development for the league in Canada, effective immediately.
Levingston will head up the franchise expansion and team development north of the border. "Andre knows what it takes to get a team going in Canada, his experience and knowledge gained from the Rainmen\'s success makes him a natural for this position," said Tom Doyle CEO of the PBL. "Andre\'s professionalism will lend well with growing our league through-out Canada."
Plans to expand the league in Canada will become more active now that Levingston is heading up the effort.
"I'm extremely excited the league has appointed me to this position," said Levingston. "This gives me the opportunity to assist in growing the PBL brand in Canada while giving other cities an opportunity to have professional basketball. This also gives our college athletes the opportunity to further develop their skills after college," added Levingston.