Manchester United Appoint Richard Arnold As Chief Executive Officer
Manchester United has announced that Richard Arnold, formerly Group Managing Director, will become Chief Executive Officer, effective from 1st February 2022.
Arnold will succeed Ed Woodward who will step down from his role as Executive Vice-Chairman, also effective from 1st February 2022.
Speaking of his appointment, Richard Arnold, said: “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.”
Joel Glazer, Executive Co-Chairman, said: “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.”