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Board Addition

9 July 2013

AS part of the Chairman’s bid to bolster the board room, and to put the Club onto a sustainable financial footing, STFC is delighted to announce Sangita Shah will be appointed as non-executive director for the Club.

Sangita, an experienced senior corporate adviser and past President of the Chartered Institute of Journalists, has expressed her “utter delight at the opportunity to serve the Club. The vision and strategy that Jed has for the Club is compelling and one that will result in the Swindon Town flourishing. 

“Already, it is reaching a stable financial footing and with the further changes planned, I am confident that the Board will move the Club rapidly to a position where it will be thriving - both on and off the pitch.”

Jed McCrory, commenting upon Sangita’s appointment said: “I am very pleased that a person of Sangita’s gravitas and business acumen has agreed to join us in our push to develop a community club here at Swindon Town. I have worked with Sangita over the past five or six years on numerous different sector projects and I have no doubt that she will bring expertise that will help Steve and myself continue the work we have started.”

About Sangita Shah

Sangita has a long track record working in senior positions for corporate organisations including Unilever, Mars, KPMG and Ernst and Young. She is a regular advisor and senior consultant to a number of organisations which have included HM Cabinet Office, Commonwealth Business Council and HSBC. She is Past President of the Chartered Institute of Journalists and was voted one of Britain’s top 40 media assets and is a frequent key note speaker in a number of forums including the Windsor Leadership Trust. By training she is a qualified accountant and read MSc Economics at University of London.

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