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Celtic PLC
10 September 2021



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Celtic plc

(the "Company", "Celtic" or the "Club")


Directorate change


Celtic Football Club announced today that Chief Executive Dom McKay stood down from his position as Chief Executive for personal reasons.


The directors are pleased to confirm that Michael Nicholson, the Club's current Director of Legal and Football Affairs, will assume the role of acting Chief Executive Officer and director of the Company.  Michael has been a senior executive of Celtic for 8 years and has been at the heart of decision making at Celtic working closely with the CEO and the Football Department.


Commenting on the announcement, Chairman, Ian Bankier said:


"We thank Dom for his efforts on behalf of the Club and everyone wishes Dom and his family very well for the future.


I would also like to welcome Michael to the Board and look forward to continuing to work with him to deliver future success for the Club."


Dom McKay said: "I'd like to thank the Board and everyone at Celtic for their support and wish everyone at Celtic every success for the future."


Additional information

Pursuant to Rule 17 and paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies, the following information is disclosed in respect of Michael Nicholson.

Full name: Michael Gordon Kenneth Nicholson

Age: 45

As at the date of this announcement, Michael Nicholson does not hold any shares or options in the Company.


Save as set out above there are no further disclosures pursuant to Rule 17 or paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies in respect of the appointment of Michael Nicholson.


For further information contact:


Celtic plc

Ian Bankier, Chairman                                     Tel: 0141 551 4399

Iain Jamieson, Public Relations                      Tel: 0141 551 4235


Canaccord Genuity Limited, Nominated Adviser & Broker

Simon Bridges

Richard Andrews                                             Tel: 0207 523 8000



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