Peter Lawwell to step down as Celtic CEO after 18 years
Celtic have introduced that CEO Peter Lawwell will step down from his position on the finish of this season, with Scottish Rugby chief Dominic McKay to take over from 2021/22.
Lawwell has referred to as the pictures at Celtic since 2003, guiding the membership to 27 main trophies and 13 league titles all through his tenure. Supporters have been calling for a change on the membership not too long ago, nevertheless, as they give the impression of being set to lastly yield their Premiership title to Rangers on the tenth time of asking.
Lawwell believes the time is true for a brand new regime to take cost, and delivered an emotional assertion on the Celtic web site confirming his imminent departure.
He stated: “It has been an unlimited privilege to have served the membership and our supporters for greater than 17 years – a beautiful honour to have been a part of an establishment I’ve liked and supported all my life.
“I’ll all the time be very happy with what we now have achieved collectively and it has been a specific privilege to be concerned all through a interval within the membership’s historical past which has introduced immense home success – in addition to so many nice European nights at Celtic Park.
“The whole lot we now have aimed for and achieved has been for everybody related to the membership. I’ve tremendously valued my involvement with Celtic supporters in Scotland and all over the world.
“Specifically, I’ve appreciated the recommendation and assist supplied by all our major supporters teams throughout Scotland, Eire and past. I want to thank all of them for the fervour, assist and dedication they proceed to convey to Celtic.”
He concluded: “Celtic will all the time be the most important and the perfect membership in Scotland and our supporters will all the time be every thing to our success. We want our followers with us to attain that success.
“Above all, I thank my spouse and household for his or her assist and encouragement always. We’ll all proceed to assist the membership with the identical love and keenness we all the time have.”
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