Executive Vice President / Assistant General Manager
Eddie Romero was promoted to Executive Vice President/Assistant General Manager on November 7, 2018. In this role, Romero reports directly to Chief Baseball Officer, Chaim Bloom, and assists 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, 2020 will mark Romero’s 15th year in the Red Sox organization.
From 2016 through the 2018 season, Romero served as Senior Vice President/Assistant General Manager. Prior to 2016, he served as Vice President, International Scouting. In that capacity, Romero 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), Darwinzon Hernandez (Venezuela), 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.