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Football CEO Of The Year Award Winners Announced

Wed 6th Nov 2013 | Football Industry Events

We are delighted to announce the winners of the fcbusiness Football CEO of The Year 2013, sponsored by NOW: Pensions.

For the second successive year as the official media partner to the Football Business Awards to be held at Stamford Bridge on Thursday November 7th, we are proud to reveal the winners the fcbusiness Football CEO of the Year sponsored by NOW: Pensions.

This year, CEOs from across the four English leagues and the top flight in Scotland were asked to nominate the standout CEO in their division in a CEO's CEO format.

The winners are as followed:

Tony Scholes (Stoke City) - fcbusiness Premier League CEO of the Year 2013

Paul Barber - (Brighton) fcbusiness Championship CEO of the Year 2013

Mick Horton - (Tranmere Rovers) fcbusiness League One  CEO of the Year 2013

Russ Green - (Hartlepool) fcbusiness League Two CEO of the Year 2013

Kenny Cameron - (Inverness Caledonian Thistle) fcbusiness Scottish Premiership CEO of the Year 2013


Yal Bekar, Head of Partnerships at fcbusiness commented, "The CEO of the Year award is a highly coveted prize and one that we're extremely proud to host.

"This year, we asked the CEO's to vote for who they thought stood out in terms of their overall contribution to the fortunes of their club and we were delighted that so many of them got involved.

"The five winners have shown great business acumen over the last year and this has been recognised by their peers.

"The Football Business Awards are the pinnacle of excellence in the industry and this award celebrates those who have gone that extra mile."

NOW: Pensions Executive Director, John Greenfield, sponsors of the award, said, "NOW: Pensions is keen to establish itself as a major player within the UK football industry offering a simple, high quality and cost effective auto enrolment pension service to football clubs and their suppliers.

"We recognise this sponsorship as an excellent opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to the business of football in the UK."

The five winners will now make up the final shortlist to be crowned overall fcbusiness Football CEO of the Year 2013, sponsored by NOW: Pensions, which will be announced at the awards ceremony.

This award has been decided by the editors and journalists of fcbusiness and will be announced exclusively on the fcbusiness Twitter feed live from the Football Business Awards on Thursday 7th November, along with all the other winners on the night. Use the hashtag #FBA2013 for updates

To see the full list of finalists and for more information about the judges click on http://bit.ly/HtHhrp  to download the official FBA 2013 Book of the Night.

For Further information please contact Yal Bekar at ybekar@fcbusiness.co.uk or call on 07807087428

Posted by: Aaron Gourley

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