Southampton Appoint New Chief Executive
Wed 26th Mar 2014 | Clubs Ownership
Southampton Football Club have appointed Gareth Rogers as their new Chief Executive Officer.
Gareth has held the position of Interim Chief Executive for the past two months following Nicola Cortese’s resignation. He previously worked at the Premier League club as Chief Financial Officer since March 2011.
Commenting on Gareth’s appointment, Ralph Krueger, Chairman of Southampton FC, said, “It gives me great pleasure to announce, on behalf of the Board, that Gareth has been appointed as our new Chief Executive Officer.
“Gareth has done an excellent job leading our operation through a challenging and transitional period over the past two months. In that time he has proved himself to be decisive, open to innovation and able to inspire others to share his great values.
“His appointment is another important step forward for our leadership team as we continue to grow this great club.”
Gareth Rogers, added, “It is a real privilege and an honour to be confirmed as Chief Executive Officer of Southampton Football Club.
“It is clear from every facet of the club that a real sense of potential exists and we intend to continue to strive in order to reach this.
“Whilst there is significant work ahead of us, I cannot speak highly enough of our fantastic staff who I know, having worked with them for the past three years, are pulling in the same direction to ensure that the Club can continue to better itself.
“Consequently, I look forward and am excited by the challenge of helping the club to grow, both on and off the pitch, as we strive for long-term success.”
Posted by: Aaron Gourley
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