New General Manager For London Lightning

The Windsor Express take on the London Lightning at the WFCU Centre in Game 5 of their NBL Canada Conference Final on March 26, 2014. (Photo by Ricardo Veneza)

The London Lightning franchise is welcoming new General Manager Bill Smith.

Smith has been with the NBL team for three years as score table manager. He has also worked with the Western Mustang’s women’s and men’s basketball teams for the past six years.

The new general manager has been involved with local sports for decades, serving as a basketball official for 25 years and sitting on the London Board of Basketball Officials from 2009-2013. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Londons Sports Hall of Fame.

Smith played for the Fanshawe College Falcons from 1974-1976.

Former General Manager Taylor Brown is making the move to Toronto with his wife.