John Delaney To Obtain ‘Substantial Discount In Wage’
The FAI have right now confirmed that outgoing chief govt, John Delaney, will obtain a considerable pay discount in his new function as FAI govt vice-president.
In his function as chief govt, Delaney was paid €360,000 per 12 months. This was as soon as as excessive as €450,000, however the FAI have right now confirmed that he’s set for a lowered wage.
Delaney has been the subject of a lot debate all week lengthy after The Sunday Occasions revealed final week that he had paid the FAI a €100,000 ‘bridging mortgage’ to assist cowl a short-term money circulation drawback. The identical paper right now reported that Delaney has been dwelling in homes rented by the FAI for a lot of the final decade.
The much-maligned Delaney made extra headlines final night time when it was reported shortly earlier than Eire’s 1-Zero win over Gibraltar that he was set to face down as FAI chief govt.
Nevertheless, it turned out that he was moving into the newly shaped function of govt vice-president and can now work in collaboration with a brand new CEO who is predicted to be appointed quickly.
The FAI have additionally confirmed that Delaney will nonetheless be in attendance after they seem earlier than the Oireachtas Committee on Sport. Questions had been raised round Delaney’s attendance following his choice to step down from the FAI’s high job, nevertheless, the FAI have moved to substantiate that he’ll certainly be in attendance subsequent month.
“As was said final week, John Delaney will likely be a part of the delegation that meets with the Oireachtas Committee on Sport subsequent month,” mentioned an FAI spokesman.
“That assembly is presently scheduled for April 10th and the FAI has written to the committee providing to deliver the assembly ahead to April third.
“As regards John Delaney’s wage in his new function as Government Vice-President, the FAI can verify that the wage is considerably lower than the wage he beforehand obtained as CEO.”
The seek for Delaney’s successor will start on Monday with interviews anticipated to happen in Could, adopted by an official announcement on the FAI’s AGM in July.