The Premier League has announced that Mai Fyfield and Dharmash Mistry will join its Board as independent non-executive directors. The appointments were announced late last month after Shareholders unanimously voted in favour of their appointments.
Mai and Dharmash will bring an array of skills and qualities from wide-ranging careers across a variety of industries. They have been appointed on three-year terms, while Kevin Beeston has been reappointed for a further term, having already served six years on the Premier League Board.
Premier League Chair Gary Hoffman said: “The appointment of Mai and Dharmash to the Premier League Board is a great boost as they both bring quality and a wealth of expertise which will benefit us at an important time. As the League and the game as a whole looks to recover from the pandemic, they will help to shape our strategy and areas of focus in both the short and long term, bringing great knowledge from their successful careers, as well as a fresh outlook. I welcome them to the Board and look forward to working alongside them.”
The role of the Premier League Board is to protect the integrity of the competition. It is responsible for implementing the League Rules and resolving disputes, as well as making recommendations and proposals to clubs on matters of importance. The Premier League is now beginning the search for an additional independent non-executive director to complete the composition of a new and diverse Board. The Board currently consists of Chair Gary Hoffman, Chief Executive Richard Masters and independent non-executive director Kevin Beeston. More on the two new appointments can be seen on the Premier League website here.