Swansea City appoint American Chris Pearlman as chief operating officer

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Swansea City are currently 19th in the Premier League table

Premier League side Swansea City have appointed American Chris Pearlman as the club's chief operating officer.

He will oversee the club's commercial operations and report to chairman Huw Jenkins.

Pearlman joins the club having worked for Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment as executive vice president.

"The club has a rich history and a fantastic story to tell. It will be my job to help tap into that from a commercial perspective," he said.

"Additionally, I recognise the important role the Supporters Trust has to play and I believe being here on a daily basis will allow for more frequent and improved communications with them."

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