Forest Green Rovers appoints new chief executive
By Mark Owen | 19th October 2018
Forest Green Rovers has today named Henry Staelens as its new chief executive.
The 30 year old entrepreneur was previously a founding partner of a digital media company based in Gloucestershire.
At FGR, Henry reports to the chairman, Dale Vince with a particular focus on matchday experience and commercial opportunities for the club.
Dale Vince, chairman of Forest Green Rovers said:
"I'm really excited that Henry has joined us. I think he's going to do a great job - he's very commercially minded and we're on the same page about future plans for the club."
Henry Staelens, chief executive of Forest Green Rovers, added:
"I am honoured to join Forest Green Rovers as the chief executive. There is so much opportunity here and we are such a unique club in a very exciting time of growth, and I will be working tirelessly to give the very best for our fans both on matchday and the longer term.
"I've been a fan of the club for as long as I can remember, and I am looking forward to carrying on the work that Helen and the team have been doing here."
FGR's former chief executive, Helen Taylor is now responsible for the club's community charity - which has just been awarded EFL Community Trust Status for the first-time.
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