In an intelligent move, Arsenal have welcomed Omar Mohammed Shaikh into the fold.

Formerly of Liverpool, where he held the position of Vice President of Commercial Development, Shaikh now joins the Gunners, not as a player, but as the shiny new Partnership Sales Director.

  • Omar Mohammed Shaikh transitions from Liverpool to join Arsenal as Partnership Sales Director.
  • Juliet Slot expresses optimism over Omar’s appointment, citing his potential contribution to Arsenal’s commercial endeavours.
  • Omar expresses his pride in joining Arsenal and looks forward to the commercial journey ahead.
Omar Mohammed Shaikh
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A dive into the boardroom dynamics

Notably, Omar’s prime responsibility will be spearheading Arsenal’s Partnership Development team.

Their objective? To augment commercial growth.

This includes not only courting new business ventures but also renewing the ties with already existing ones.

Juliet Slot, the club’s Chief Commercial Officer, couldn’t hide her enthusiasm. She commented, “Omar’s appointment is another example of our investment in bringing world class industry leaders to join us on our journey and help us unlock our full commercial potential.

“His arrival follows a period of sustained growth and strong commercial performance, including the announcement of several exciting new partners.

“We’re excited to have Omar on board, where he will play a key role in driving our commercial growth to support both our men’s and women’s teams.”

Slot added, “Omar will lead our Partnership Development team, bringing with him his world class industry expertise and vast experience to our club.

“Omar’s arrival reflects the strong growth and performance of our club in recent times. We are delighted he can join us and play a leading role in our pursuit of even more progress.”

A few words from the man himself

Omar Mohammed Shaikh, while reflecting on his transition, shared, “I’m tremendously proud to be joining Arsenal FC as the Club’s new Partnerships Development Director.

“It’s my privilege to be part of this incredible sporting and commercial journey, alongside talented colleagues, passionate supporters and a stable of fantastic partners.”