Neil Doncaster has been appointed as the chief executive of the new Scottish Professional Football League.
The Scottish Premier League chief has been handed the reins of the merged association which now boasts 42 clubs from around Scotland.
Doncaster beat Scottish Football League boss David Longmuir to the job.
"The Remuneration and Appointment Committee of the SPFL can advise that Neil Doncaster has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer of the SPFL,” a statement from SPFL read.
"The SPFL looks forward to continuing with the implementation of one representative body and the commencement of season 2013/14 for the benefit of all 42 member clubs."