Swansea chairman restructures the club following COO's exit

19 August 2019

Photo: Getty Images Birch also restructured the club's recruitment and scouting network in the spring as too much depended on the manager. This led to club legend Leon Britton returning as part of a new recruitment board. 

Swansea City's COO has left the club to join the owner's investment company.

Chairman Trevor Birch has appointed a new senior management team. 

Birch emphasises the importance of the fans and community as the club's focus is local, not global. 

Christian Fomsgaard Jensen cfj@offthepitch.com

Swansea City are restructuring the business side of the club to make it "more efficient and professional." 

The restructure comes following the exit of their COO, Chris Pearlman. Pearlman left the club to join the investment company of Swansea City's owner, where he'll work on critical initiatives and potential areas of growth for the company's MLS club, DC United. 

Chairman Trevor Birch has appointed a new senior management team to support him and move the club and business forward.

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