Arsenal have announced a major change at the club that involves the Kroenke family as the Gunners continue to challenge for the Premier League title this season
Arsenal have announced that Stan Kroenke and Josh Kroenke have been appointed as Co-Chairs whilst Tim Lewis becomes Executive Vice-Chair. The announcement comes as a major change to the club’s leadership structure as it continues its evolution since Kroenke Sports & Entertainment assumed 100% ownership of Arsenal in 2018.…CONTINUE READING
Josh Kroenke was appointed as a non-executive director at the club back in 2013, whilst Lewis left his role at Clifford Chance last year to focus more on the Gunners. Lewis advised Stan Kroenke through the 2007-2018 period when KSE invested more and more money into Arsenal before buying it outright.
A statement from Stan Kroenke read: “This is a simple evolution as part of us all driving Arsenal forward and further reaffirms our family’s long-standing commitment to this great club. Stability in football has never been more important as we move past the pandemic, and we believe this is the perfect time to formalise these roles.
“Our objectives and ambition will never waver – to field teams that compete for trophies at the highest level and lead our club in a way that inspires our passionate supporters around the world. Supported by our Director, Phil Harris, and together with our Executive Team and all our wonderful people, we have an incredible opportunity to build on the values and traditions of Arsenal Football Club.”
The announcement aims to help continue Arsenal’s success and progress on and off the pitch whilst offering clarity to the club’s structure that reflect each of their roles and responsibilities within the club..…CONTINUE READING