David Pemsel steps down and resigns before starting his job as the Chief Executive of the Premier League in less than two months. The decision was made after his personal life was not just scattered in front of people but also got run over.
The Sun, a website that published a series of text conversations between David Pemsel and a former female colleague later removed the photographs and the news from their website. But by then the texts that were sent to the young lady by the 51year old Pemsel.
People had been asking the Premier League for the removal of Pemsel after the controversy. David Pemsel was announced as the next CEO on October 2nd, which was the third time someone was approached for the post after Richard Scudamore’s resignation almost 18 months ago.
Meanwhile, Richard Masters continues to be the interim CEO until someone is finalized. Liked for his style- straightforward and full of integrity and married to a known face of an ad agency, David Pemsel hasn’t commented anything on the matter yet.
According to the reports that came out later, was that the bosses at the organization had held an urgent meeting for crisis management and crisis talk. After which the organization released a statement on the 29th of November 2019, the football organization Premier League reported that after the controversy, media reports and the meeting with David Pemsel, has now accepted his resignation and thus will not be joining as the Chief executive of Premier League.
Ever since, Scudamore’s resignation 18 months ago, the organization has been looking for a replacement. This was their third attempt which again became unsuccessful and now the organization is back at hunting for a new CEO.