Recruiting Chief Executives into professional football clubs is one of our core areas of expertise. Over the last couple of years we’ve noticed a definite change in the perception amongst clubs of exactly what a CEO’s role should be, and thus the skill set they look for.
In future we’re expecting to see more and more CEO roles which will be dual alongside a Sporting Director / Director of Football. One runs the business, the other runs football side.
“I think the structure of the all-singing, all-dancing chief executive, you could see in the end that can’t really work. You can’t have a one-man show.”