harlton have introduced the appointment of Dean Holden as their new supervisor and former Brentford boss Andy Scott as technical director as a part of a significant shake-up of the membership’s hierarchy.
Proprietor Thomas Sandgaard introduced the modifications, which embrace the appointment of a chief working officer in Jim Rodwell, on Tuesday, having come beneath intense stress from followers to promote the membership, with the Addicks languishing in 18th in League One and simply 4 factors away from the relegation zone. Ed Warrick has been appointed as finance director within the fourth and last addition.
Holden, who has beforehand managed Bristol Metropolis and Oldham, replaces Ben Garner, who was sacked earlier this month, and turns into the fifth everlasting boss on the Valley since Sandgaard took over the membership in September 2020.
Scott, in the meantime, has held key recruitment posts at Swansea, Watford and Nottingham Forest since leaving Brentford.
Tellingly, Sandgaard stated the arrival of former Hull Metropolis CEO Rodwell “gives us senior leadership, on the ground at The Valley”. One of the key criticisms of Sandgaard’s stewardship has been his incapability to run the membership remotely from his residence within the US.
“I am delighted we have been able to appoint such experienced and knowledgeable people to help us move forward,” Sandgaard stated.
“Each individual appointed has experience at Championship level or higher and the appointments should give us the structure and stability that we need to progress as a club.
“When the men’s first-team is successful, it lifts the entire club, which is why the additions on the footballing side are so important. Dean Holden is a talented manager, who is well-respected in footballing circles. He’ll bring good experience and knowledge which will help us as we look to get our season back on track.”
Charlton confirmed that caretaker boss Anthony Hayes will stay in cost for tomorrow evening’s League Cup assembly with Brighton, earlier than Holden takes up his put up in time for the Boxing Day go to of Peterborough.
“I am really pleased we have been able to bring in Andy Scott,” Sangaard continued. He’s a highly-regarded particular person who has performed an vital position within the success of numerous golf equipment and has the imaginative and prescient, skillset and contacts to assist transfer the membership ahead.
“He’ll play a key role in the January transfer window and longer term will help further align the direction of our men’s first team and academy.”
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