John Delaney steps aside from Chief Executive role…23/03/2019

John Delaney will step aside from his Chief Executive role with immediate effect and will assume a different role within the FAI. His new role of Executive Vice President will have responsibility for all UEFA and FIFA matters including the proposed World Cup 2030 bid with the UK, the Under 21 EURO bid with Northern Ireland and matters pertaining to the Aviva Stadium from an FAI perspective.
The current Chief Operating Officer at the FAI, Rea Walsh, will act as interim Chief Executive Officer with effect from Monday next.
The recruitment process for a new CEO will commence with immediate effect with interviews expected to take place in late April and an appointment ratified by the Board in May 2019.