Thursday 29 September 2016

FAI snap up INM stalwart Mallon for 'key' position

Published 29/08/2015 | 02:30

Ian Mallon, the new Director of Communications with the Football Association of Ireland
Ian Mallon, the new Director of Communications with the Football Association of Ireland

Ian Mallon has been appointed the new Director of Communications with the Football Association of Ireland.

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The man at the centre of massive change at Independent News and Media (INM) will begin his role with the FAI on September 28.

Mallon will “implement a roadmap for the association’s vision, from grassroots football up to the international teams”, according to an FAI statement.

FAI CEO John Delaney said it is a key position and he believes Mallon, who takes over from Director of Operations Peter Sherrard, will be a huge asset to the association.

“I’m delighted to welcome Ian on board and he will immediately become an important member of the executive team,” said Delaney.

“The FAI is excited by this key appointment, and we look forward to working with him.”

Editor-in-Chief at INM, Stephen Rae, said: “We wish

Ian success in his new role in the FAI and thank him for his many years of loyal service at INM.”

Irish Independent

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