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Chelsea chief exec Guy Laurence leaving club

Chelsea chief exec Guy Laurence is leaving the club.

Laurence will step down after Todd Boehly's £4.25billion takeover of the club has been completed.

Laurence is in charge of running day-to-day operations in west London had already decided to leave the club before the ownership change began but stayed on to ensure a smooth transition period.

It is unclear who will step into that role, with the search for a new executive underway under the Boehly's led consortium, says Goal.

The new owner Boehly will need to urgently fill that the role to make sure the day-to-day running at Stamford Bridge continue to run smoothly.

The former CEO at Rogers Communications in Canada and at Vodafone UK, Laurence joined the Blues back in February 2018.

He has been in charge of the day-to-day business and commercial operations since, during a fairly successful period at the club.


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