Richard Murray

Chairman
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Richard Murray

Chairman

Richard Alan Murray is the Company’s Director and has substantial expertise in the management and building of businesses, from junior cap to companies of significance. His experience and skill set is wide ranging and includes advisory and board roles with a number of listed companies.

He founded Avesco Plc, the specialist service provider to the entertainment and sports industry in 1984, and was chairman/owner of it for over 30 years. A subsidiary of Avesco, which grew into a major-screen display company, was hired for the London, Beijing and Rio Olympics Opening and Closing ceremonies. The company grew to 700 employees worldwide and in late 2016, was sold to NEP.

Richard was chairman and major shareholder for almost 20 years of Charlton Athletic since the 1990’s and is credited with being one of the key people in helping the club move back to The Valley in December 1992.