Announcement Date: May 21, 2009
Forman has served as the Director of Player Personnel since January 27, 2004.
From a Bulls.com article:
“I am very honored to be named General Manager of the Chicago Bulls. I would like to thank Jerry Reinsdorf for allowing me to evolve and present me with such a great opportunity,” said Forman. “During my 11 years with the Bulls, I have had the chance to progress professionally and I am eager to expand into this new role. I look forward to continue working with John Paxson on the challenge of building the Chicago Bulls and elevating the Bulls into the NBA’s upper echelon of teams.”
Paxson will stay with the Bulls in the Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations role.