10:33 29th July 2013
City confirm appointment of Mehmet Dalman as Club Chairman
Cardiff City Football Club are pleased to announce today that Club Director, Mehmet Dalman, has been appointed Chairman with immediate effect.
Previously Acting Chairman, Simon Lim, will continue in his role of Chief Executive Officer at the club, working with the support of the local management team.
Following his appointment Club Chairman, Mehmet Dalman, said: “I am honoured to take up the role of Club Chairman at Cardiff City Football Club.
“I have enjoyed my time at the club since joining the Board of Directors in January 2012 and now relish the opportunity to contribute further in my additional role as Chairman with Cardiff City in the Barclays Premier League.”
On the announcement, Tan Sri Dr. Vincent Tan said: “I am delighted to welcome Mehmet Dalman into his new and additional role at Cardiff City Football Club and look forward to many successful years ahead.
“This is more great news for the football club following last week’s amicable resolution with the Langston Corporation in which Mehmet played a big role. I wish him the best of luck in his additional role at Cardiff City.”
Club Chairman Mehmet Dalman is an investment banker and successful businessman with interests worldwide.
Born in 1958, he spent seven years on the board of Commerzbank and also spent time with Deutsche Bank and Credit Lyonnais.