Burnley Football Club Confirm David Baldwin to Leave Chief Executive Role
Burnley Football Clun have this morning confirmed that Chief Executive Officer David Baldwin will leave the club in June 2020 to takeover as the new Chief Executive Officer of the English Football League.
David joined the Clarets as Chief Operating Officer in November 2014 from his previous role as Chief Executive at Bradford City and was appointed full-time CEO at Turf Moor in May 2015. He has since overseen a major off-field transformation at the club, with Burnley winning the Sky Bet Championship title in 2016 which earned the club a place back in the Premier League.
This culminated in him being awarded the Premier League CEO of the year in 2018 by FC Business Magazine. Speaking about his time at Turf Moor David Baldwin said, “I have thoroughly enjoy my spell as Chief Executive of Burnley Football Club, together we have enjoyed one of most successful spells in the club’s recent history and I am proud to have played some part in that. However the role of CEO at the English Football League is something I felt I could not turn down and I am looking forward to the challenge.”
Burnley Chairman Mike Garlick said, “I would like to place on record our thanks to David Baldwin for his contribution to the club. He has proved to be a superb appointment and helped move the club forward. It has been a pleasure to work alongside him.”long with all the directors and staff, we wish him well in his new role.”