John Williams (businessman)

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John Williams
Born Totton and Eling, Hampshire
Nationality British
Occupation Manchester City executive (2011-)
Employer Manchester City
Known for Chairman of Blackburn Rovers (1998-2011)
Home town Cheshire

John Williams is a businessman who has most notably involved as a football executive in English football. Born in Hampshire, Williams he moved north to work at Granada Manchester in the late 1970s.

Williams joined Blackburn Rovers in the 1990s and became a key figure behind the scenes before becoming chairman. He left club in 2011 following the transition of new owners. He now works at Manchester City.

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Williams joined Blackburn Rovers in the 1990s and become a key figure behind the scenes. He left in 2011 following a takeover of the club by Venky's.

In July 2011, Williams then moved on to pastures new at Premier League title-chasing challengers Manchester City following interest from a number of organisations. Williams joined the Football Operations arm of the football club, working alongside Brian Marwood and Partick Vieira in a variety of roles.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Williams joins Manchester City". Manchester City F.C. 1 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-12. 

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