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Premier League settles on Masters as permanent CEO

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The English Premier League has today (Thursday) appointed Richard Masters as its chief executive on a permanent basis, bringing to an end a drawn-out saga to secure a successor to Richard Scudamore.

At a special meeting held today, Premier League clubs approved the appointment of Masters, previously managing director, with immediate effect. Masters has held the chief executive role on an interim basis as the Premier League and its head-hunters led their search.

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