Chelsea Appoint Former Liverpool Managing Director Christian Purslow to Commercial Role

By Community | October 27, 2014

Chelsea FC have announced the appointment of former Liverpool Managing Director, Christian Purslow.

Mr. Purslow’s appointment, which is effective immediately, will join the West London club to run their global commercial activities. The appoitment follows the departure of CEO Ron Gourlay. 

The club has ambitious plans to build the Premier League’s most pioneering global commercial programme, partnering with innovative and market-leading organisations from around the world.

Chelsea have identified Mr Purslow’s vision and leadership qualities to help them achieve their plans.

‎Chelsea does not expect to announce any other senior appointments in the near future.

As announced last week, Chairman Bruce Buck and Director Marina Granovskaia have assumed the executive responsibilities held by former chief executive, Ron Gourlay who announced he was stepping down from his role at the club last week.