Old Face is New Hibs Chairman

Last updated : 14 December 2004 By Brian Hine

Hibernian Director Rod Petrie

Hibernian FC today announced that the position of Non Exec. Chairman of Hibernian F.C. has been taken up by Rod Petrie - the Club’s present Managing Director. This was the unanimous wish of the Board, which has moved to make the appointment following the recent resignation of Ken Lewandowski.

Stephen Dunn, the longest-serving non-executive director on the Board, said: “Every member of the Board felt this was the right appointment, and we are delighted Rod has accepted. We all look forward to continuing to work hard to support Rod and Tony Mowbray as they endeavour to take the Club forward.”

The New Director,Rod Petrie said: “It is my privilege to assume the duties of Chairman safe in the knowledge of the help available from executive and non executive colleagues alike to ensure the careful stewardship of the Club which means so much to so many people.”

“I have learned something from each of the Chairmen I have served under at the Club and should like to thank each of them for their contribution to their Club. Having served an “apprenticeship” for eight years, I look forward to continuing to work with colleagues and, in particular with our talented young Manager, Tony Mowbray, as we seek to make incremental and sustainable progress at the Club.”
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