Peter Moore To Step Down As CEO Of Liverpool Football Club
July 31, 2020
Peter Moore will step down as Liverpool FC’s chief executive officer at the end of August, following a successful three-year contract overseeing the club’s off-pitch business operations.
Moore left the UK permanently in 1981 for the United States and enjoyed a successful career at Sega, Reebok, Microsoft and EA. He returned to the UK in 2017 to take up a three-season post as Liverpool’s CEO and during his tenure he has played an important role in the club’s commercial, community and civic responsibilities.
On behalf of Fenway Sports Group, principal owner John W. Henry, chairman Tom Werner and president Mike Gordon said: “We would like to place on record our gratitude to Peter for his contribution and moving the club forward over the past three seasons. He has strengthened the club’s business operations through his leadership and we are grateful to him for his passion, dedication and support. We wish him, his wife Debbie and their families every success for the future as they return to the US and hope they will come back to visit us to take in a few games at Anfield.”
Billy Hogan, currently managing director and chief commercial officer, will assume the role of chief executive officer from September 1. Billy is a strong leader with more than 16 years’ institutional knowledge and experience in football and sports industries.
Moore said: “I’ve loved every minute of the job here in Liverpool and feel privileged to have moved the club forward on its civic, commercial and community operations during the last three years. It’s been an incredible journey and I’d like to pay tribute to John, Tom and Mike for giving me the opportunity to lead the business operations at Liverpool.
“I’ve had the great pleasure of working with an exceptionally talented senior leadership team; a group of committed colleagues who work tirelessly for the club; former players; business, community and civic partners and sponsors; incredible supporters around the world and so many other people I’ve met through my role as CEO. I’m indebted to so many people I’ve met on this fantastic journey at Liverpool.