Club. Newcastle United appoint Brad Miller as Chief Operating Officer

31 May 24

Newcastle United are delighted to announce the appointment of Brad Miller as the club's new Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Brad will lead on the club's capital investment strategy and will work with the club's existing operations team to ensure Newcastle United continues to provide exceptional experiences across all sites.

He has previously held a range of senior leadership and advisory roles, primarily in the aviation and property sectors. He arrives at St. James' Park from Ferrovial Vertiports, a subsidiary of leading global infrastructure operator Ferrovial, which operates major aviation facilities around the world.

A chartered surveyor by background, Brad has provided leadership for a range of major transformational projects during his career, including delivery of the £1.3bn transformation of Manchester Airport's Terminal 2 while with the Manchester Airport Group (MAG).

While with MAG, Brad's positions included managing director of East Midlands Airport, chief operating officer at both London Stansted and Manchester airports, managing director of MAG's e-commerce and digital business, and he established MAG's North America offering.

Darren Eales, Newcastle United's CEO, said: "Brad is an exceptional operator and we are delighted to welcome him to the Newcastle United family. He brings with him an outstanding track record in both operational and developmental projects, and his creative, collaborative and strategic leadership will be a huge asset to us as we continue to strive for best-in-class in all that we do."

Brad said: "I am looking forward to helping Newcastle United to move forward with its ambitious, sustainable development plans and to working alongside such dedicated and passionate people. It is an incredibly exciting and unique time for everyone involved with the club."

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