Manchester United CEO steps down after ten years

Gill has helped oversee four Premier League titles, one Champions League trophy and a boom in sponsorship revenue.

20th February, 2013
David Gill

David Gill is to step down after 10 years as Manchester United’s chief executive on June 30th, to be replaced by former JPMorgan Chase banker Ed Woodward.

Gill, 55, who joined United as finance director in 1997, will remain on the board, the team said today.

Woodward, 40, the club’s executive vice president, will take over his tasks that include working with coach Alex Ferguson on player transfers.

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