Following our statement at the end of last season, Southampton Football Club can confirm its board structure for the 2019/20 season and beyond.
Majority shareholder Mr Jisheng Gao will now take the position of Chairman of the club and St Mary’s Football Group. Katharina Liebherr re-joins the St Mary’s Football Group board whilst Nelly Gao and Martin Semmens will also become members of the St Mary’s Football Group board and Vice-Chairs of the club board.
Martin Semmens has also been appointed as CEO of Southampton Football Club, and will lead the club on a day-to-day basis.
The management team and operations remain unchanged and the club is looking forward with new focus and determination to a successful season.