Executive Vice President / Assistant General Manager
Eddie Romero was promoted to Executive Vice President/Assistant General Manager on November 7, 2018. He had spent the past three seasons (2016-18) as Senior Vice President/Assistant General Manager. In his current position, Romero reports directly to President of Baseball Operations, Dave Dombrowski, and assist in all areas of baseball operations, while continuing to oversee the club's international scouting and player development efforts.
A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Romero begins his 14th year in the Red Sox organization in 2019.
Prior to the 2016 season, Romero served as Vice President, International Scouting. In that capacity, he oversaw the club's amateur scouting coverage in Latin America in addition to the Pacific Rim and Europe, while also assisting with the team's domestic amateur scouting operation. Since joining the Red Sox, Romero has played a significant role in the signings of Red Sox international prospects such as Rafael Devers (Dominican Republic) and Tzu-Wei Lin (Taiwan).
Romero started his tenure with the club in February 2006 as an Assistant in International and Professional scouting. He spent four seasons working as the club's Director of International Scouting from 2012-15. He has also worked for the Red Sox as Coordinator and Assistant Director of Latin American operations, and Assistant Director of Latin American Operations/International Scouting.
Before beginning a career in baseball, Romero worked as a prosecutor for the State Attorney's office for the Fourth Judicial District in Jacksonville, FL. He holds a bachelor's degree in sports management and a juris doctor degree from the University of Florida. His father, Ed Romero Sr., was an infielder with the Red Sox from 1986-89.
Romero resides in Boston.