Jack Sullivan to stand down as West Ham Women’s MD

West Ham MD, Jack Sullivan, to stand down
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West Ham United Women’s managing director, Jack Sullivan, will step down from his role in mid-June after four years in charge.

General Manager Aidan Boxall will now take on greater responsibility in the day-to-day management, while Commercial Director Nathan Thompson will oversee the continuation of commercial growth.

Sullivan told whufc.co.uk: “This has been a very tough decision but, after much consideration, I believe it is the right time to move on. My time working with the women’s team has been a fantastic and hugely rewarding experience. When I look back on where we were four years ago, I am extremely proud of team and the progress and improvements that we have all made since then.

“I feel we have put foundations in place that will give the women’s team a great chance of going on to bigger and better things in the future.”

Manager Olli Harder commented: “When I came to the club in December, it was immediately clear to me how much hard work he has put in to build the foundations of what is in place here – and that was a key factor in my decision to join West Ham United.

“He has created a fantastic work ethic and family feeling around the women’s team, and he leaves with a lasting legacy of having established West Ham United in the FA WSL and given us a great opportunity of going on to even greater success in the future.”

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