New Premier League CEO quits before he begins role
29 November 2019
David Pemsel was appointed in October and was due to start at the end of February but the role will now be left vacant again.
Richard Masters will continue as interim chief executive.
Newly-appointed Premier League chief executive David Pemsel has resigned before starting the job.
Pemsel was appointed in October after a recruitment process that lasted almost 18 months, and was due to start in February, but has stood down following newspaper allegations about his private life.
"Following media disclosures earlier this week and discussions with David Pemsel, the Premier League has today accepted David’s resignation and he will no longer be joining as Chief Executive," the Premier League wrote in a short statement.
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