Manchester United has confirmed the exit of Ed Woodward as the club’s Vice-Chairman effective February 2022.
The club has in that effect confirmed the entry of Richard Arnold as the Chief Executive Officer. Arnold has been the the former Group Managing director.
“Manchester United has announced that Richard Arnold, formerly Group Managing Director, will become Chief Executive Officer of the Club, effective from 1st February 2022.
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Ed Woodward will step down from his role as Executive Vice-Chairman, also effective from 1st February 2022.” Said Manchester United.
Speaking after the news, Richard Arnold express how much of an honour it is to serve the club promising to return the glory days. “I am honoured to have the chance to serve this great club and its fans. I am determined to return that honour in any way I can.” Said Arnold.
The club’s Executive Co-Chairman, Joel Glazer thanked Ed for his services for nine years as he looks forward strengthening Manchester United’s investments in the future.
““I would like to thank Ed for his tireless work on behalf of Manchester United during his nine years as Executive Vice-Chairman and 16 years with the club.
“We are now looking forward to Richard and his leadership team opening a new phase in the club’s evolution, with ambitious plans for investment in Old Trafford, the strengthening of our engagement with fans, and continued drive towards our most important objective – winning on the pitch.” Said Glazer