Leeds United appoint new acting CEO

LEEDS United have appointed former Blackburn Rovers executive Paul Hunt as acting chief executive.

Mr Hunt, who was deputy chief executive at Blackburn under Indian poultry giant Venky's, replaces Shaun Harvey who stepped down earlier this month.

The new man, who was previously commercial director at Leicester City and Wigan Athletic, has been working with Leeds on a consultancy basis and his appointment comes two weeks before the start of the new Championship season.

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