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  • Appointment of Financial Director

    Appointment of Financial Director

    By: Newsroom Staff on 27 Nov, 2015 16:25

  • CELTIC are delighted to announce that Chris McKay will join the board as Financial Director with effect from January 1, 2016. Chris takes over from Eric Riley, who resigns as Financial Director with effect from December 31, 2015 and will be appointed as a non-executive director for the period from January 1, 2016 until June 30, 2016. Eric will also remain as a non-executive director of The Celtic Football and Athletic Company Limited.

    Chris has spent the last 18 years in professional services and is leaving a senior position with global consultancy firm Deloitte to join the Club. 

    He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte in 2000 and has spent the last 15 years within the Financial Advisory area. He has extensive advisory experience in many industries across the UK and International Markets.

    Celtic Chief Executive Peter Lawwell said: “The standard of applicant for this important role was excellent and those we interviewed were of the highest calibre. 

    "We are delighted to welcome an individual with Christopher’s qualities and experience to the Board at Celtic and I look forward to working with him as we take the Company forward."

    Chris McKay said: “As a lifelong Celtic supporter I am delighted to take this opportunity to be a part of the executive management team and the Board at Celtic. 

    "I am very much looking forward to building upon the fantastic legacy left by Eric Riley with a view to bringing success to what is a highly-regarded Scottish footballing institution.”

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