Andrew Berlin is Chairman and owner of the South Bend Cubs. He purchased the team from former Governor of Indiana Joe Kernan, announced November 11, 2011 at 11:11am.
Berlin is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chicago-based, Berlin Packaging where he oversees North America's largest Hybrid Packaging Supplier™ of plastic, glass, and metal containers and closures. In October of 2014, Berlin Packaging was valued at $1.43bn.
Andrew Berlin is also a Partner in the Chicago Cubs. Berlin notes, "It is very exciting to be part of both Cubs organizations, in Chicago and South Bend! The fans are incredible and attendance has more than doubled in the last three years."
Berlin's commitment to the City of South Bend includes a new agreement for the use of Four Winds Field that will keep the team in South Bend for the next twenty years -- the first multiple decade commitment in the history of professional baseball in South Bend.
Andrew Berlin's education includes:
- Juris Doctor of Law (J.D.) degree from Loyola University of Chicago Law School where he served as Managing Editor of the Law Review
- Attendance at the Graduate School of Business Executive Program at Stanford University
- Study of Military history at Boston College
- Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in political science from Syracuse University