Scott Pioli was selected the general manager of the Kansas City Cheifs, reported The Kansas City Star.

Pioli will be introduced through a news conference on Wednesday, replacing Carl Peterson who resigned as the Chiefs president and general manager.

We are very excited to welcome Scott to the Chiefs. With his proven track record of success, Scott is the finest player personnel executive in the NFL, and we look forward to his leadership in building a championship organization, Clark Hun, Chiefs chairman said in a written statement.

Pioli was first hired by as a pro personnel assistant for the Browns in 1992. Later he was promoted to director of pro personnel after the franchise moved to Baltimore in 1996.