Scottish Women’s Football has a new chief executive, Aileen Campbell.


Scottish Women’s Football has a new chief executive, Aileen Campbell.

Aileen Campbell, a former MSP and Cabinet Minister, has been named the new Chief Executive Officer of Scottish Women’s Football.

Campbell, who was previously the Minister of Public Health and Sport and the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government, will begin his new job at the end of the summer.

“We are happy to confirm Aileen as our new CEO,” SWF chair Vivienne MacLaren said.

“She was an amazing candidate during the recruitment process, demonstrating a thorough awareness of our game as well as the larger picture of sport in Scotland.

“Her plans for SWF are very similar to what the board wants to do, which is to get more people playing and watching.

“We believe Aileen has the vision and knowledge to move the game forward, with the professional and dedicated staff already in place.”

“I’m ecstatic to be named the new Chief Executive Officer,” Campbell stated.

“I’ve always been interested in girls’ and women’s sports, and I enjoy football, so this is an ideal opportunity for me to continue to make a great influence in Scotland.”

“I’m excited to get started and collaborate with the numerous parties involved in the game.

“As we see and prepare for the return of competitive football at all levels, this is an extraordinarily exciting time for girls’ and women’s football in Scotland.

“At the same time, media attention continues to rise season after season, and I can’t wait to contribute to ensuring the game’s development continues apace.”


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