‘Outstanding candidate’ Debbie Hewitt nominated as first ever FA chairwoman

Debbie Hewitt Handout Photo
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Debbie Hewitt is set to become the Football Association’s first chairwoman after receiving a unanimous nomination from the FA Board.

A seven-member selection panel led by independent non-executive FA director Kate Tinsley picked Hewitt after considering her extensive non-executive career spanning over 15 years in listed, private equity-backed and privately owned companies, across many different sectors.

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