Sale Sharks today confirmed that Gordon McKie has ceased to be Chairman of the Club.
McKie was appointed in January 2014 having previously held positions as CEO of the Scottish Rugby Union and the Hong Kong Football Association.
Sale Sharks co-owner Ian Blackhurst said, "Gordon has made a significant and invaluable contribution to Sale Sharks in a relatively short period of time, and we thank him for his efforts. We appreciate the time and commitment that he has given alongside his other business interests.The Club has just concluded a successful season and we are well positioned to look forward to next season and beyond with confidence.''
Sale Sharks is one of the leading professional rugby union clubs in Europe. The club has won the Premiership title and twice lifted the European Challenge Cup. We are now expanding our commercial team as part of strategy to dramatically increase revenues in a year when the Rugby World Cup is held in England.