John Maher

Minnesota Wild: Vice President, Brand Marketing & Communications

John Maher is in his 11th season as Vice President of Brand, Broadcast and Production for the National Hockey League’s Minnesota Wild. In this role, Maher leads the management of brand, creative and content production efforts, as well as supervising staff responsible for game presentation, events, publications, Minnesota Sports & Entertainment (MSE) Creative Services and media production. Maher also oversees the team’s Broadcast Department. Maher joined the organization in July of 2000 as Director of Production Services and was first tasked with building the creative and technical capabilities needed to launch all elements of the Wild’s Inaugural Season game and event presentation at Xcel Energy Center. He was named Senior Director of Creative Services in 2002 and Senior Director of Marketing in 2005. In 2004, he coordinated MSE’s launch of the Minnesota Swarm in the National Lacrosse League (NLL) and was named NLL Marketing Executive of the Year in 2005.