VSI
Dallmeier

Business Directory

Browse the Directory

Sign Up to the Directory

Levy
FC Business Twitter
FC business Linked in
FC Business facebook
FC Business Youtube

QPR Appoints Lee Hoos As CEO

Wed 20th May 2015 | Football Club Management

Queens Park Rangers have appointed Lee Hoos as Chief Executive Officer.

The 53 year-old, who hails from Baltimore, USA, will officially join QPR for the 2015/16 season from Burnley, where he has held the CEO position since December 2011.

QPR Chairman Tony Fernandes believes Hoos’ arrival completes the new-look senior management set-up at the club, commenting: “Lee was the stand-out individual from a very impressive list of candidates we spoke to during an extensive interview process, so I’m delighted he’s accepted the role of CEO.

“He has experience of working in football, which was key. He’s been responsible for creating and implementing strategies across all areas at his previous clubs, as well as overseeing the day-to-day running of the business, so he is exactly what we were looking for.

“With Lee’s arrival this summer, complementing the recent appointments of Chris Ramsey (Head Coach) and Perry Suckling (Academy Manager), we will have a full senior management team in place at a hugely important and transitional time for this club.

“We know there is a rebuilding job required here, and with Lee, Ruban Ghandinesen (Finance Director) and Les Ferdinand (Director of Football) working closely with myself and the shareholders, I believe we’ve got a structure in place to achieve our objectives of getting the club back on a level footing and re-establishing the traditions of QPR.”

Hoos has vast experience in football, having worked for Southampton, Leicester City and Fulham prior to his appointment at Turf Moor, and he is relishing the challenge of his new role at Loftus Road.

“I'm excited about working for QPR and the challenges that come with the role of being a CEO,” he told www.qpr.co.uk.

“I'm fully aware of the transitional phase this club is going through following its relegation to the Championship, but I am encouraged about the vision of the owners, and Les and Ruban, who I am looking forward to working alongside.

“I join with high hopes about the shared vision of everybody at the club. In my opinion, everybody has a part to play – from the owners, to the staff, to the fans.

“I’d like to think I’ve proved myself over the years I've been in the game. I’ve worked at four clubs now and gained lots of experience.

“This is a challenge, but one I'm going to relish.”

Posted by: Aaron Gourley

RETURN TO LATEST NEWS SECTION

SUBSCRIBE TO THE FCBUSINESS RSS FEED

If you have any football business related news stories you’d like to share then please contact us – agourley@fcbusiness.co.uk  

To subscribe to our range of football newsletters including news, products and jobs CLICK HERE.

Add to: Google Google | Yahoo Yahoo | Live Live | del.icio.us del.icio | Digg Digg |

Related Articles

Liverpool Appoint New Chief Executive Officer

Tue 28th Feb 2017 | Football Club Management

Liverpool Football Club has appointed Peter Moore as new Chief Executive Officer. Liverpool born, Moore is currently chief competition officer at Electronic Arts, based in the United States, and will...

Fulham Owner Makes Football Operations Appointments

Fri 24th Feb 2017 | Football Club Management

Tony Khan, son of Shahid Khan, Chairman of Fulham Football Club, has been appointed as Vice Chairman and Director of Football Operations, effective immediately. Upon accepting his new role at Fulham,...

Lincoln City Use Data For On-Field Success

Mon 20th Feb 2017 | Football Club Management

Lincoln City FC made history on Saturday becoming the first non-league club to qualify for the quarter-finals of The FA Cup in over 103 years and are flying high in the Vanarama National League. But...

Comment: The Four Things Effective Managers Do

Mon 20th Feb 2017 | Football Club Management

Every manager must be a leader but this does not diminish the importance of management. On the contrary, in certain times, the manager is more important than ever, explains Tony Faulkner of VSI,...