Barry Kilby

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

Career[edit]

Barry 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 management company for professional sports clubs, charities and other organisations. Barry is married to Sonya and they have a son named Tom. Barry also has 3 children from previous marriages, Johanna, Steve, & James. 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]

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

Although he is no longer chairman, he is still the King of Burnley.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Who's Who". Burnley FC. Retrieved 24 July 2007.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 9 January 2011. Retrieved 29 December 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Club Statement". Burnley FC. Archived from the original on 10 February 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2012.