Former Chairman and worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi joins Wigan Athletic as non-executive director.
- Kevin Roberts joins Wigan Athletic Board of Directors
- Former CEO at Saatchi & Saatchi to join as non-executive director
- Executive Chairman Darren Royle: “Kevin’s expertise in creative thinking, marketing and leadership will be hugely beneficial to all areas of our club.”
Wigan Athletic are delighted to announce that Kevin Roberts has joined the club as a non-executive director.
Kevin is an international business leader, founder and educator who has previously worked in senior leadership roles at Procter & Gamble, Gillette, Pepsi-Cola and Saatchi & Saatchi, one of the world’s leading creative organisations, amongst others.
A former director of the New Zealand Rugby Union and former chairman of USA Rugby, Roberts has also served on the Board of New Zealand Football and as a Trustee for a Team New Zealand America’s Cup challenge.
Speaking about the appointment, Wigan Athletic executive chairman Darren Royle said:
“This is a hugely exciting appointment for Wigan Athletic; Kevin’s expertise in creative thinking, marketing and leadership will be will be hugely beneficial to all areas of our club.
“Kevin is passionate about sport and success on and off the pitch and he has successfully influenced high-profile organisations into building a successful purpose – something we hope to replicate here at Wigan Athletic.”