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Glen Thornborough

  • President, TD Garden
  • Chief Operating Officer, Boston Bruins

Glen Thornborough is the president of Delaware North-owned-and-operated TD Garden and chief operating officer of the Boston Bruins, owned by Delaware North Chairman Jeremy Jacobs.  

As the president of TD Garden, Thornborough oversees operational excellence for New England’s Premier Arena, including venue operations, strategy and business performance. He will continue to champion TD Garden’s portfolio of events, attract high-profile artists, secure national events and enhance the venue’s competitive position. 

As the chief operating officer of the Boston Bruins, he continues to shape the organization’s brand strategy, drive revenue growth, fan engagement, community relations and overall success in all non-hockey aspects of the organization.  

Thornborough is a 25-year veteran of the sports and entertainment industry. Prior to his appointment of President and COO, Thornborough served as the chief revenue officer for TD Garden and the Boston Bruins. He is credited with delivering steady and outsized business growth during his ten years on Causeway Street, achieving milestones for the organization and the community such as renegotiating TD Bank’s 20-year naming rights extension of TD Garden and official partnership of Boston Bruins and launching numerous youth hockey initiatives to grow the game across New England.  

Additionally, under Charlie Jacobs’ leadership as CEO of Delaware North and the Boston Bruins, Thornborough has successfully launched the Boston Bruins Centennial, marking an incredible 100 years of hockey excellence. From content and storytelling to celebrations with fans, community, legacy programming and an exclusive merchandise collection, the Bruins’ Centennial celebration unites alumni and associates, celebrating the team’s rich history and laying the groundwork for the next 100 years of Bruins hockey. 

His leadership in the commercialization of TD Garden’s legendary transformation expansion in 2019 has been instrumental in creating a world-class sports and entertainment experience. He is credited with creating a business strategy department at TD Garden to help ensure the venue is well positioned for long-term success. Thornborough has helped accelerate the Bruins’ brand positioning to being one of the most promising and influential in the NHL. 

Prior to joining the TD Garden and Boston Bruins, Thornborough spent seven years with ReebokCCM, where he served as vice president of global marketing. Thornborough earned a bachelor’s degree in public communication from the University of Alaska-Anchorage and an executive MBA from Saint Joseph’s University.