Susanna Dinnage pulls out of becoming Premier League chief executive


• Dinnage named as Richard Scudamore’s successor last month
• TV executive’s decision a huge blow to organisation

The Premier League has been rocked by the shock withdrawal of Susanna Dinnage from the role of chief executive, to which she was appointed with some fanfare only last month.

Currently the global president of Animal Planet, part of the Discovery group of TV channels, Dinnage was described as “the outstanding choice” when she was announced as the replacement for Richard Scudamore, who has stepped down with a £5m golden goodbye after 19 years in the role.

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Written by David Conn
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