Celtic confirms Michael Nicholson as chief executive

Celtic confirms Michael Nicholson as chief executive

Michael Nicholson

Celtic Football Club has announced the appointment of Michael Nicholson as chief executive with immediate effect.

Mr Nicholson has held the position of acting chief executive since early September. He was formerly Celtic’s director of legal and football affairs and has been with the club since 2013. Following a successful career in sports law, he joined Celtic in 2013 as company secretary and head of legal.

He said: “As a Celtic supporter all my life, I will do everything I can to drive the club forward, working at all times in the best interests of Celtic.

“I have been fortunate to be part of this great institution for a number of years and it is a privilege to now hold this new responsibility. We have a team of brilliant people who are absolutely committed to Celtic and we will work together to deliver success for the club and our supporters.

Celtic chairman Ian Bankier said: “We are delighted to confirm this appointment. Michael is well known and highly respected across football domestically and internationally. He has the ability and experience to take Celtic forward positively and achieve great results.”

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