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Celtic PLC
29 July 2022

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Celtic plc

("Celtic" or the "Company")


Retirement of Ian Bankier


The directors of the Company wish to announce that Ian Bankier, Chairman of the Company, will retire from his role as director and Chairman of the Company with effect from 1 January 2023.


The Company will make further announcements regarding a successor in due course.

Director and principal shareholder Dermot Desmond commented:  

"I would like to thank Ian sincerely for his contribution to Celtic across the past decade.  Ian has provided great counsel and stability across a sustained period of growth and success for the Club and I wish Ian and his family well for the future.  We will ensure that we work very closely with Ian over the next few months to deliver a smooth and effective transition prior to announcing his successor."

For further information contact:


Celtic plc

Michael Nicholson, Chief Executive Officer                      Tel: 0141 551 4298

Iain Jamieson, Public Relations                                       Tel: 0141 551 4235


Canaccord Genuity Limited, Nominated Adviser & Broker

Simon Bridges

Thomas Diehl                                                                   Tel: 0207 523 8000

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