HOUSTON — The Houston Texans have promoted Greg Grissom to workforce president, changing Jamey Rootes, who resigned in February right after extra than 20 a long time with the corporation.

Grissom experienced previously served as the team’s senior vice president of company improvement and will now oversee the management of all Texans’ business enterprise operations. Grissom experienced been handling the duties of group president because Rootes resigned.

Rootes’ departure was the most current transform for a crew that has been going via an organizational overhaul because the McNair family members, which owns the crew, fired head coach and basic manager Invoice O’Brien in October. Normal manager Nick Caserio and head mentor David Culley changed him this offseason.

Resources explained to ESPN in February that Rootes did not like the course that the Texans business was heading, and Rootes’ enter on the new standard supervisor employ was not valued.

“Greg’s in depth sector know-how is evident by the significant interactions he carries on to build with our companions, our community and Texans teammates,” Texans chairman and CEO Cal McNair claimed in a statement. “When likely by way of the interview method, Greg’s intentional, ahead-considering solution confirmed an authenticity and determination to championship-caliber excellence that created him the great option to take on this role.”