Lex Gold

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Lex Gold, CBE (born 14 December 1940 in Lanark, Scotland) is an administrator and former footballer who was a director of Caledonian MacBrayne as of 2012.

Gold played professional football as a teenager, including an 18-month spell with Rangers.[1] He was a civil servant for over thirty years.[2]

Gold was chairman of Hibernian until he resigned after the club was relegated in 1998.[3] In 1998 he was invited to deliver the Marlow (Scotland) Lecture to the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland. Gold was also on the boards of NHS Lanarkshire, Scottish Enterprise, the Scottish Chamber of Commerce and the Confederation of British Industry in Scotland.[2] Until June 2009 Gold was the executive chairman of the SPL.


  1. ^ Docherty, John, Gold Boys Network! Lex lapped up glory with Ibrox legends, Daily Record, 21 December 1996
  2. ^ a b New appointments for NHS Lanarkshire, Scottish Government news release, 13 March 2002
  3. ^ Rangers hand initiative to Celtic, BBC News, 3 May 1998