Accra Hearts of Oak has appointed former Global Chief Commercial Officer for the World Surf League, Mark Noonan as the club’s new Managing Director.
The American is expected to start work immediately after he was introduced to staff and playing body of the club.
Noonan goes into his new post with a vast knowledge in the sport and its management having featured in the Major League Soccer despite having his career truncated due to injury.
Noonan has explored the marketing field with his experience working under MLS Commissioner, Don Garber, as well as working with clients such as New York Metz, Federation of International Basketball Association and Real Salt Lake among others.
The man described as a top level sports administrator has also served as Global Chief Commercial Officer for the World Surf League helping the league with a partnership with TAG Heuer, Jeep, Visa, Airbnb including other top level organisations.
He assumes the vacant Managing Director post, formerly held by Gerard Ankrah – the post has been vacant since March 2017.