Richard Arnold has stepped down from his role as Manchester United’s CEO and will leave
the club by the end of the year.
The news comes ahead of the proposed investment by British billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe,
who is set to acquire a 25% stake at Old Trafford.READ MORE
Patrick Stewart takes over as CEO on an interim basis while continuing his existing role as general counsel.
Arnold, 52, is set to provide transitional support until the end of December, having been
at United for 16 years and succeeded Ed Woodward in February 2022.
Executive co-chairman Joel Glazer said: “I would like to thank Richard for his outstanding service and wish him all the best for his future endeavours.
“We are fortunate to be able to call on the deep knowledge and experience of Patrick to provide interim stability and continuity as we embark on a search for a new permanent CEO.”