David Gill

David Gill

CEO, Manchester United F.C.

David is currently the Chief Executive of Manchester United F.C.and a board member of the Football Association. Gill joined Manchester United PLC in 1997 as finance director. In August 2000, he was promoted to deputy chief executive whilst retaining his responsibilities as finance director. One year later, Gill assumed the title of Group Managing Director, allowing him to concentrate on managing the day-to-day operations of the business, including sponsorship & marketing, business development, financial services, conference & catering, ticketing & membership and group property.

In September 2003, Gill was promoted to Chief Executive of Manchester United PLC and in 2005, he was appointed Chief Executive of the private limited company, Manchester United Ltd, that succeeded Manchester United PLC after the takeover by Malcolm Glazer.

Gill was also vice-chairman of the management committee of the now defunct G-14, an organisation of leading European football clubs. However, in September 2009, he was elected to a two-year place on the board of the European Club Association, the organisation created to replace the G-14.