Barry Kilby

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Barry Kilby is an English businessman, the former chairman of Burnley Football Club.

Career[edit]

Kilby founded and built Europrint Group, the largest supplier of media games (Scratch cards) in the world.[1] The company was bought by GTECH in June 2003.[2]

Kilby presently runs Total Gaming Solutions Ltd, a lottery service company for professional football clubs, and is chairman of SpeedMark (Sport & Leisure) Ltd, a football themed fundraising company for schools/ Barry is married to Sonya and they have one son, Thomas. Barry and Sonya live in the Ribble Valley.

Burnley F.C.[edit]

Kilby joined the Burnley board of directors in October 1998. He became chairman following a vote at the company's Annual General Meeting two months later.[1] He invested £3 million into the club in a 2-1 rights issue in January 1999, which made him the club's largest single shareholder.[1]

Kilby stepped down from the position of chairman in February 2012 due to health reasons.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Who's Who". Burnley FC. Retrieved 24 July 2007. 
  2. ^ http://www.gtech.com/products_services/igi.asp?persist=ED0483BF348742229B74C61C89F0D9A2
  3. ^ "Club Statement". Burnley FC. Retrieved 8 February 2012.