Premier League interim CEO given job on permanent basis

12 December 2019

Richard Masters
Photo: Getty Images Premier League has finally found a chief executive. New boss is interim CEO Richard Masters.

Richard Masters' appointment will bring to an end a protracted 18-month search for a new boss of the organisation.

He was the fourth person to be offered the job and has been in the organisation since 2006.

Mads Meisner Christensen mm@offthepitch.com

Two weeks after former Guardian executive David Pemsel resigned before starting the role following newspaper allegations about his private life, interim CEO Richard Masters has been given the job on permanent basis.

Masters' appointment will bring to an end a protracted 18-month search for a new boss of the organisation.

Since the departure of Richard Scudamore in November 2018 Masters has been in temporary charge and was the fourth person to be offered the job.

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