Bristol City chief executive Mark Ashton to step down at the end of the season

Mark Ashton in the crowd
Mark Ashton in the crowd (PA Archive)
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Bristol City have announced Mark Ashton will step down as the club’s chief executive at the end of the season.

City have established themselves in the Sky Bet Championship and completed the new Robins High Performance Centre during Ashton’s five years at the club.

City owner Steve Lansdown told the club’s official website: “I’ve enjoyed working closely with Mark throughout his time here. It’s disappointing to see him go but I understand there comes a time in everyone’s career when they want to take on a new challenge.

“Mark has been an integral part of what we have created over the last few years and he has helped build a strong foundation for the club to move forward from. His work as an EFL director has also been of benefit in raising the club’s profile.

“I’d like to thank Mark for all his work and everyone at Bristol City wish him the best for the future.”

Ashton added: “I want to thank the Lansdown family for their support over the last five years. It’s been an incredible role and a privilege to be the CEO of Bristol City.

“I want to give credit to the staff who have worked tirelessly here and who I will miss very much. The club is in excellent hands with such dedicated and passionate people.”

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