PHOTOS: New Hearts of Oak MD Mark Noonan visits club's training ground
Ghana Premier League giants Hearts of Oak has named former Global Chief Commercial Officer for the World Surf League, Mark Noonan as the club's new Managing Director ahead of the forthcoming season.
The American arrived in Ghana last Tuesday to begin his new role with the one-time CAF Champions League winners.
He was introduced to the playing body at the Legon Ajax Park on Wednesday.
Noonan will officially start work on Thursday, March 1st, 2018.
He is described as a top level sports administrator has for a time served as Global Chief Commercial Officer for the World Surf League helping the league with a partnership with TAG Heuer, Jeep, Visa, Airbnb including other top level organisations.
Noonan's inventiveness has led to a bumper beacon of $20 million sponsorship deal from Citigroup for the Major Soccer League side, Metz.
He assumes the vacant Managing Director post, formerly held by Gerard Ankrah - the post has been vacant since March 2017.
Noonan becomes the club's fourth MD in the last six years after Fred Crietnstil, Neil Armstrong-Mortagbe and Gerald Ankrah.
By: Reuben Obodai @ReubenObodai on twitter
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