Phil Mason Appointed Club Chief Operations Officer

Phil Mason

Bolton Wanderers are delighted to announce the key appointment of Phil Mason as the Club’s Chief Operations Officer.

With some twenty years’ service already to his name, Phil is one of Wanderers’ most respected and recognisable staff members having held a number of critical roles at the Club prior to this most recent move.

As Chief Operations Officer and deputy to CEO Neil Hart, Phil’s role will oversee all stadium and facilities operations, including the management of capital projects, he will lead safeguarding at the Club and will also work closely with Wanderers’ HR department in supporting staff.

In addition, Phil will continue as the Chief Executive Officer of the Club’s official charity, Bolton Wanderers in Community (BWitC) – a position he has held for ten years – further strengthening the close synergy between club and community at the Whites. 

During his tenure at BWitC, Phil has overseen the growth of the charity to a £1.4 million organisation, touching the lives of 15,000 individuals every year and employing over 50 staff members.

Phil has also held the position of Club Chaplain since 2003.

Neil Hart, Chief Executive Officer at Bolton Wanderers said: “We are delighted to confirm the appointment of Phil Mason into the role of the Club’s Chief Operations Officer.

“Phil has been a great support to me in the two years’ since I arrived at Bolton Wanderers and I look forward to continuing to work closely with him.

“His knowledge and love of this Club is unparalleled and, as an already established leader in the Bolton community, there is no one better to take on this important and essential role at the Club.

“I know I speak for many when I say that Phil is not only fantastic at what he does but his kindness, patience and decency sum up what our Club is all about.

“Myself, the Board and everyone at Bolton Wanderers extend our congratulations to him on this worthy appointment.”

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