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McKay set to join Celtic 10 weeks earlier than planned

Tue 06 April 2021 | 10:23

The club’s new CEO will work alongside Peter Lawwell as the Hoops continue their search for a suitable manager.

Dominic McKay

was planned to become Celtic’s new CEO on July 1. However, his departure from the Scottish Rugby Union has been brought forward and he is expected to work alongside the current chief executive

Peter Lawwell

until June 30.

An SRU

statement

said:

"Further to the announcement issued on January 29, Scottish Rugby can confirm Chief Operating Officer and Chairman of the Guinness Pro14 Dom McKay will be leaving the organisation on Friday 16 April following a successful handover of his duties and responsibilities.

"Dom leaves to join Celtic FC with everyone at Scottish Rugby's best wishes for this new exciting chapter in his career."

McKay has spent the last six years as the president of the SRU and now he is preparing himself to face a new challenge.

A Celtic

statement

added:

"Peter Lawwell continues in his role as Chief Executive Officer and board member until June 30. Dom will join the Club from April 19, working with Peter and the Executive team to ensure a smooth transition, until Dom takes on the role of Chief Executive Officer and board member on July 1."

Celtic are continuing their search to find a replacement for manager

Neil Lennon

as former Bournemouth boss

Eddie Howe

stays the favorite to get the job

.


source: SportMob