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ASM Global to manage Tom Benson stadium

ASM Global has been selected by HOF Village as the new management firm for the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, named by Forbes as one of 13 game-changing NFL stadiums, joins other major stadiums managed by ASM Global, including Soldier Field in Chicago, Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, State Farm Stadiumin Glendale, NRG Stadium in Houston, and 18 others throughout the world.

The stadium is named for the late Tom Benson, former owner of the New Orleans Saints, and forms part of the premier sports, entertainment and media enterprise surrounding the prestigious Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Doug Thornton, executive vice president of ASM Global, who led the efforts to partner with the Hall of Fame Village, said:

We are thrilled to add Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium to our roster of iconic NFL Stadiums. Anyone associated with pro football knows this location is special and is an inspiring site for football fans across the world.

ASM Global’s Blake Schilling has been named the general manager of the stadium.

He will continue to oversee operations at the Canton Civic Center, which is also managed by ASM Global.