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Bisgrove new Rangers CEO as Robertson exits

Stewart Robertson (DB)

Exit: Stewart Robertson

Stewart Robertson is to leave his post as managing director of Rangers after eight years in the lastest change in the Ibrox hierarchy.

James Bisgrove will step up from his current director of commercial and marketing position at Ibrox to take over as chief executive when Robertson leaves at the end of July.

Douglas Park stood down as chairman earlier this month to be replaced by John Bennett, while sporting director Ross Wilson joined Nottingham Forest as chief football officer.

A club statement said: “Stewart Robertson will depart Rangers on July 31, 2023, having decided to explore new opportunities.”

Chairman John Bennett said: “In thanking Stewart for his tireless work and commitment to the club over the past eight years, the board and I wish him every success in his new project.

“The board is delighted to appoint James as the new CEO of Rangers. Having transformed the club’s commercial operations, James has demonstrated outstanding credentials in the key areas of commercial delivery, talent development and leadership.

“He is ideally positioned to drive the step change in energy and restructuring that is now underway.”

Robertson said: “As a lifelong supporter of Rangers, it has been a privilege to hold this post for the past eight years.

“I’m very proud of what the supporters, the board, the investors, the players, management teams, and our loyal staff, all working together, have achieved in that period. I would like to thank everyone for their incredible support, without which it wouldn’t have been possible.”

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