“I’m privileged to have followed Sir Matt because all you have to do is to try and maintain the standards that he set so many years ago.”

Sir Alex Ferguson


  • Avram Glazer – Executive Co-Chairman and Director

    Avram Glazer, aged 54, is Executive Co-Chairman and a Director of the Company. He is currently a director of Red Football Limited and Co-Chairman of Manchester United Limited. Mr. Glazer served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Zapata Corporation, a US public company between from March 1995 to July 2009 and Chairman of the board of Zapata Corporation from March 2002 to July 2009. Mr. Glazer received a business degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1982. He received a law degree from American University, Washington College of Law in 1985.

  • Joel Glazer – Executive Co-Chairman and Director

    Joel Glazer, aged 47, is Executive Co-Chairman and a Director of the Company. He is currently a director of Red Football Limited and Co-Chairman of Manchester United Limited. Mr. Glazer is Co-Chairman of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Mr. Glazer is a member of the NFL Finance and International Committees. Mr. Glazer graduated from American University in Washington, D.C., in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree.

  • Edward Woodward – Executive Vice Chairman and Director

    Edward Woodward, aged 43, is Executive Vice Chairman and a Director of Manchester United plc. Mr. Woodward oversees the Club as a whole, having joined in 2005. He was appointed to the Board of Manchester United Limited in February 2008 and is also a Director of Manchester United Football Club.

    Since 2013, Mr. Woodward has taken responsibility for all aspects of the football club, including transfers and the world famous Manchester United Academy. He was appointed as the Chairman of the European Club Association's Marketing and Communications Working Group in 2013 and represents Manchester United at the Premier League shareholders' meetings.

    On joining the Club, Mr. Woodward initially managed the capital structure of the group and advised on the overall financial business plan. In 2007 he assumed responsibility for the commercial and media operations and developed and implemented a new commercial strategy for the Club which has been the primary driver of the Club's financial growth over the last few years. Mr. Woodward led the Club's flotation on the New York Stock Exchange in August 2012.

    Previously, Mr. Woodward worked as an investment banker within J.P. Morgan's international M&A team between 1999 and 2005; and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1997. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Bristol University in 1993.

  • Richard Arnold – Group Managing Director and Director

    Richard Arnold, aged 43, is the Group Managing Director and a Director of the Company. In his capacity as Group Managing Director, Mr. Arnold oversees all commercial and operational aspects of the Company. Mr. Arnold also serves as Chairman of the Manchester United Foundation and Director of Manchester United Football Club Limited. In his previous role as Commercial Director (until 30 June 2013) he was responsible for the management and growth of the Company's sponsorship business, retail, merchandising, apparel & product licensing business, and mobile & content business. In this capacity he was nominated for SportBusiness International's Sports innovator of the year list in 2011. Mr. Arnold is on the board of Manchester United Merchandising Limited and MUTV Limited. Mr. Arnold was previously Deputy Managing Director of InterVoice Ltd responsible for the international channel sales and marketing division of InterVoice Inc., a NASDAQ listed technology company, between 2002 and 2007. He was nominated as a finalist for Young Director of the Year by the United Kingdom Institute of Directors in 2004 and 2005. Prior to InterVoice, he worked at Global Crossing Europe Ltd, a company in the technology sector, on its restructure between 1999 and 2002. Prior to this he was a senior manager in the telecommunications and media practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1993 to 1999, including working on the privatization of the Saudi Telecommunications Corporation and the Initial Public Offering of Orange in the United Kingdom. He received an honors Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Bristol University in 1993 and received his Chartered Accountancy qualification in 1996.

  • Jamieson Reigle – Commercial Director

    Jamieson Reigle, aged 38, is the Commercial Director and a Director of the Company. He is responsible for managing the sponsorship and licensing sales, relationship marketing, tours, events and commercial strategy teams globally. From 2012 to 2015, Mr. Reigle served as the Managing Director, Asia Pacific responsible for the management and growth of the Company’s businesses in the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Reigle joined Manchester United in 2007 and previously served as Director of Corporate Development with responsibility for the Company’s capital structure, investor relations and growth strategy. Prior to Manchester United Limited, Mr. Reigle worked in private equity with The Carlyle Group and in investment banking with J.P. Morgan. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Dartmouth College and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.