Manchester United have confirmed the appointment of former Manchester Metropolis chief Omar Berrada as their new CEO.
It was previously confirmed Berrada, who has additionally labored for Barcelona, had determined to go away his put up as chief soccer operations officer at Metropolis Soccer Group.
Earlier Man Utd CEO Richard Arnold left the club back in November as Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s INEOS group negotiated a 25% stake within the membership. His successor has now been confirmed, although the Pink Devils added present interim Patrick Stewart will stay in put up till a beginning date for Berrada is ready.
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A press release from Man Utd reads: “Manchester United is happy to announce the appointment of Omar Berrada as its new CEO.
“The membership is set to place soccer and efficiency on the pitch again on the coronary heart of every part we do. Omar’s appointment represents step one on this journey.
“As probably the most skilled soccer executives on the high of European soccer, Omar brings a wealth of soccer and business experience, with a confirmed report of profitable management and a ardour to assist lead change throughout the membership. He’s presently serving as Chief Soccer Operations Officer for Metropolis Soccer Group overseeing 11 golf equipment throughout 5 continents and, previous to this, held senior roles at Barcelona.
“It’s our said ambition to re-establish Manchester United as a title-winning membership. We’re happy that Omar shall be becoming a member of us to assist obtain that aim, in order that, as soon as once more, United followers can see, within the phrases of Sir Matt Busby, the pink flag flying excessive on the summit of English, European and world soccer.
“Omar’s begin date shall be confirmed in the end; within the meantime, Patrick Stewart will proceed as interim CEO.”