Simon Clegg is new Town chief executive

FORMER British Olympic Association boss Simon Clegg CBE has this morning been unveiled as the new chief executive of Ipswich Town Football Club with immediate effect.

FORMER British Olympic Association boss Simon Clegg CBE has this morning been unveiled as the new chief executive of Ipswich Town Football Club with immediate effect.

Clegg, 49, also ex-GB Olympic Chef de Mission, takes over from Derek Bowden, who will be leaving the club at the end of the season.

Ipswich Town owner Marcus Evans said: “Simon has built up an extensive knowledge of the sporting world through his role with the British Olympic Association and I'm delighted that he has agreed to join the Football Club.

“Not only does he have a wealth of experience in the world of sport, but he has proved to be a highly successful businessman and team leader and will have a key role in moving Ipswich Town forward.”


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Clegg said: “I am hugely flattered and excited about taking on this role at such a prestigious football club. Marcus Evans and I are absolutely aligned about our aspirations for the Club both on and off the pitch.

“I have joined Ipswich Town because I am absolutely convinced that working together with the fans, sponsors, community and staff we can once again put the Club back in its rightful place in the Premiership.”

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