Brentford FC announced on Thursday, 5 August, the recruitment of two Independent Non-Executive Directors to sit on the Board of Directors. The Club won promotion to the top flight in May by winning the Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final and with the Premier League season, Brentford’s first in the top division of English football since 1947, just days away The Bees appointed Preeti Shetty and Deji Davies to their Board. The full story can be read here.

The pair were appointed after Brentford FC started the search in March. After a rigorous selection and interview process, it was decided that both Preeti and Deji would add significant skills to the Board. Both were appointed and will take up their roles shortly.

The Club announced the appointments live on Sky Sports News on Thursday. Deji and Preeti spoke live on Sky from our stadium. Monique Choudhuri, also on our Board, was also present.

Sky's report of the news can be seen here, which includes comments from all three. There were also interviews conducted with Deji, Monique and Preeti. Those interviews will follow soon.