CHESTER FC has announced the club has appointed a new general maanger.

Georgina Slawinski has been appointed following a thorough recruitment process, with the focus of her role to drive forward the day-to-day operations, as well as maximising income on non-matchdays through use of the facilities available to the club.

Originally from Wolverhampton, Georgina joins Chester from the Wolves Foundation where she worked as health engagement officer, supporting the implementation of the adult mental wellbeing programme ‘Head 4 Health’ by maintaining and creating new partnerships with key stakeholders.

She achieved first-class honours in Sports Business and Coaching from UCFB Wembley and has worked with The FA as a team liaison officer.

She also currently works for the Premier League as a games programme consultant.

Blues Director Adam Langan said: “I want to thank all the candidates who applied throughout the process for their efforts and patience.

“We had a huge amount of interest in the role with over 90 applications. We interviewed five very impressive candidates, however there was a standout choice who we offered the role to.

“Georgina blew the panel away with her passion and knowledge for football and sports business and had done extensive research on Chester FC whilst having a specific plan on how she would help move the club forwards broken down into four sections of prestart, 30 days, 60 days, and 90 days.

“The board are incredibly excited to work with her and I’m sure all the fans will welcome this appointment.”

Georgina will officially take up the role on Wednesday, June 1.

The new general manager said: “It is a huge honour to be appointed General Manager of Chester Football Club. I am looking forward to immersing myself in the new role in the coming months to increase our commercial revenues and lead the off-field operations of this club."