Arsenal Chief Executive Secures Two New Roles

By Community | August 5, 2012

Ivan Gazidis the Arsenal chief executive has been added to the Professional Game Board (PGB) and the FA Council.

The South African-born Gazidis was one of four appointments made by the Premier League to the PGB, which supports and advises the FA Board on matters which include the FA’s relationship with FIFA and UEFA.

Gazidis will sit alongside Tottenham’s director of football administration Darren Eales, Manchester United chief executive David Gill and Premier League chairman Dave Richards.

He also becomes one of eight Premier League representatives on the FA Council, which plays a significant role in grass roots development.

“I am delighted to be joining these important footballing bodies,” Gazidis told Arsenal’s official website.

“The appointments mean Arsenal will be represented in many of the key debates in the game both here in the UK and in Europe.”

Gazidis is also involved with FIFA’s Dispute Resolution Chamber, the European Clubs Association Legal Advisory Panel and the Premier League Working Group for Elite Player Performance.