Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Orlando City's Phil Rawlins will step down as club president

Posted By on Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 1:12 PM

click to enlarge SCREENGRAB VIA ORLANDO CITY SOCCER
  • Screengrab via Orlando City Soccer
Phil Rawlins, Orlando City Soccer Club founder, announced that he will step down as president, effective immediately.

In a statement posted to OCSC's website, Rawlins stated that he will remain with the team on the board of directors and will also have a new role, Life President.

Rawlins will be handing over the day-to-day operations to CEO Alex Leitao.

“I am going to be stepping down from my day to day operations at Orlando City as president and handing over to Alex Leitao, my good friend, who has been with us for four years. But don’t worry, I’m not going away, I’m not going anywhere. I’ll be here. I am staying on board with the board of directors, and in fact I have been given the position of Life President of the club, which I am very, very honored to take on.”

Orlando City owner Flavio Augusto da Silva also responded to Rawlins' new position.  “When Phil told me his desire to leave the day-to-day operations, I was saddened by his decision. He has made an enormous contribution to both this Club and the Orlando community. I wish Phil great success with whatever he decides to do next. I have all trust in Alex and his team to continue the story of success that Phil built.”


Tags: , ,

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2017 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation