CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today promoted Shiraz Rehman to assistant general manager, reporting to General Manager Jed Hoyer.
The organization will now have two assistant general managers going forward: Rehman and Randy Bush, who continues to serve in the role he has held since December, 2006.
Rehman, 34, joined the Cubs last November as assistant to the general manager after six seasons with the Diamondbacks, departing Arizona as the club’s director of player personnel. He also held the titles of director of baseball operations (2009-10) and manager of baseball operations (2007-08) after joining the organization as a baseball operations assistant in December, 2005.
Before joining the Diamondbacks, Rehman interned for the Boston Red Sox during the 2005 season in the baseball operations department.
Rehman is a 1999 graduate of McGill University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting and was a starting infielder on the baseball team for four years. Prior to joining the Red Sox, he spent time as a commodities trader and financial consultant for more than five years and obtained his MBA from Columbia Business School in 2006.