By Sky Sports News
Last Updated: 16/12/19 2: 00 pm
Burnley president David Baldwin will leave the club at the end of the season to take over as CEO at the EFL.
Baldwin joined the Clarets as primary running officer in 2014 prior to being appointed chief executive in 2015.
He has actually considering that supervised a significant off-field transformation at the club, with Burnley winning the Championship title in 2016 to earn promotion back to the Premier League.
This caused Baldwin being granted Premier League CEO of the Year in 2018 by FC Organisation Magazine.
” I have actually thoroughly enjoyed my spell as primary cxecutive at Burnley,” he stated.
” Together, we have actually delighted in among a lot of successful spells in the club’s recent history and I am proud to have actually played some part because.
” However, the function of CEO at the EFL is something I feel is the best relocation for me at this point in my life and I am now eagerly anticipating the brand-new obstacle.”
Burnley chairman Mike Garlick added: “I would like to put on record our thanks to David for his contribution to the club.
” He has proved to be a superb visit and assisted move the club forwards.
” It has actually been a pleasure working along with him and in addition to all the directors and staff, we want him well in his brand-new function.”
” We are pleased to invite David Baldwin to the EFL,” EFL chairman Rick Parry stated.
” David has a deep and extensive understanding of the video game in this country; he joins us with direct experience of running Clubs in the Premier League and the EFL, with an outstanding credibility and proven capability to build and grow relationships.
” David was the exceptional prospect in a strong field. With his strong management abilities and interest for League football, I believe that we have actually found the right person to lead the organisation.
” It is quite clear from talking to David that he is delighted to be signing up with the League and enjoying the obstacle ahead.”
Burnley will start the look for a brand-new CEO instantly, with Garlick taking the role of executive chairman moving forward.