Grandal said Rick Renteria, who he knew from San Diego, was one of his influencing factors in the final decision
Cubs managers’ most memorable endings, from Leo Durocher to Rick Renteria - Chicago Tribune
Rick Renteria is the White Sox manager and what Hahn was expressing is that he was hired as the man to lead them through the rebuild, build this new culture AND take them into contention.
I used vote of confidence in describing Hahn's description of Rick Renteria in a previous tweet. That's a bad choice of words on my part.
Hahn gives a strong vote of confidence to Rick Renteria as a manager who was hired for more than just this beginning of the rebuild.