Airtricity League side Dundalk FC have announced Mark Devlin as the clubs new Chief Executive.
Devlin has plenty of experience in a similar role. He was Brentford FC Chief Executive between 2011-2018. He has 20 years of experience having also worked as Chief Executive at Queens Park Rangers and Swindon Town. Speaking about the appointment Mike Treacy Dundalk FC Chairman said “After a thorough and exhaustive interview process, during which the board have interviewed a number of potential candidates, we are confident that we have found the right person to drive the club forward and help us achieve our goals as a business”. He went on to say to the Dundalk FC website “While at Brentford, Mark led the West London club’s ascension from League One to the Championship. Crucially, Mark, demonstrated a number of key attributes that are important to us as we seek to take the business to new heights – amongst them, modernising club operations, increasing and engaging with the fan base and was heavily involved in the planning of the new Brentford Community Stadium”.
Speaking about his appointment Devlin said I am thrilled to have been given the opportunity to become Dundalk FC’s Chief Executive, and I can’t wait to begin work in my new role.” “Joining the champions of Ireland is a huge honour. I intend to build upon the excellent work that has been done at the club in recent years, and aim to grow Dundalk FC into a bigger, better and stronger club, on and off the pitch.
Dundalk currently sit in 2nd place in the League of Ireland having played 6 games, winning 3 and losing 3. They are 4 points off top team Shamrock Rovers.