CEO Ed Woodward is still cooperating with Man Utd in many aspects after stepping down on December 31.
As Sky Sports reported last Monday (December 20), Richard Arnold will officially be appointed CEO of Man Utd to replace Ed Woodward starting from December 31.
Financial expert Dr Dan Plumley told Football Insider that Arnold is about to be appointed as Reds CEO that the change in title shows a desire to continue the legacy of Woodward, which has been the capital. is characterized by conflicts in the board of directors.
Sheffield Hallam University expert told Football Insider’s Adam Williams: “We see more of a traditional CEO role than an executive vice president role.”
“You would expect an executive to handle the day-to-day business of the club. He would have a direct line with the chairman and owners. It’s also Ed Woodward. The change in position. names can be just a little different between them and give it more emphasis.”
“It also depends on the individual. I guess he has the same kind of influence as Woodward. That’s another big announcement.”
Thus, Woodward will be Man Utd’s first CEO since David Gill left the club in 2013. However, Woodward still has direct links to Man Utd as a consultant.