Newly promoted Premier League side appoints CEO for its charity

Burnley FC, which has secured promotion from the Championship to the Premier League next season, has appointed Helen Gurman as chief executive of its charity Burnley FC in the Community.

She has been with the football club's charity for five years and has been its acting CEO since January.

“I have seen Burnley FC in the Community grow and develop over the past five years and I am looking forward to the future and the new opportunities still ahead of us,” said Gurman.

“The opportunity to lead Burnley FC in the Community is a great honour, and I look forward to continuing to work closely with our amazing staff, trustees, the club and all of our partners and supporters to drive the charity forward for the future”.

The charity’s chair Brian Nelson added that she is a “key leader within the charity and someone who brings continuous positivity and stability to the organisation

“It’s fantastic that we can recognise and reward Helen’s hard work over the years that she has been with Burnley FC in the Community,” said Nelson

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