Thursday, December 13, 2007

New West Ham Board

West Ham today announced the make-up of the new board. As publicised Eggert Magnusson has sold his shares to Gudmundsson and left the club. Owner of West Ham, Bjorgolfur Gudmundsson praised Eggy's contribution to the club,

"Eggert Magnusson has done a tremendous job as chairman, often in difficult circumstances, since our consortium bought the Club 12 months ago. Eggert has decided to move on to new pastures and to pursue his other interests. We wish him well for the future and express our thanks for all that he has done for West Ham."

The new board is:

Chairman: Bjorgolfur Gudmundsson (owner of West Ham)
Vice-Chairman: Asgeir Fridgeirsson (spokesperson and aide to Gudmundsson)
Directors: Thor Kristjansson; Mike Lee (former UEFA director and the former Director of Communications and Public Affairs for the London 2012 Olympic bid.); Gudmundur Oddsson
Executive Directors: Scott Duxbury (CEO); Nick Igoe (Finance Director).


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