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By PFW staff

Jason Wied, Packers vice president of administration/general counsel, has taken an indefinite leave of absence for personal reasons, Packers president/CEO Mark Murphy announced Tuesday.

"Jason is going to take some time to take care of a personal matter," Murphy said of the Green Bay native. "Our senior staff and leadership team will handle his duties during his absence."

Wied is in the fifth year in his current position. His responsibilities include representing the Packers at NFL meetings, as well as the day-to-day management of the team's administrative operations, community outreach, public relations and security. He also oversees the organization's development plans for Lambeau Field and coordinates discussions with local officials regarding the development concepts for the area around the stadium, with an eye toward increasing visitation for tourism and business that will benefit the entire area.

Wied also continues to oversee the team's legal department and works closely with the Packers' board of directors and executive committee.


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