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Arsenal appoint son of majority owner Kroenke to board

Arsenal have appointed Josh Kroenke as a non-executive director.

The son of majority own Stan Kroenke has been brought onto the Gunners board and will juggle his north London duties with the family's sporting obligations in the USA which includes Dick's Sporting Goods Park, the Pepsi Center, MLS team Colorado Rapids, NFL side St Louis Rams and NBL outfit Denver Nuggets.

"It is an honour to join the board of Arsenal," he said. "This reaffirms our family's long-term commitment to the club.

"Arsenal is in a strong position on and off the pitch. We are enjoying a period of growth for Arsenal and the Premier League.

"We look forward to an exciting future that includes winning trophies, increasing our already impressive support around the globe and extending our commercial opportunities.

"We strongly feel our experience in sports management, marketing and broadcast will be an asset to an already impressive board."

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