Blow for Premier League as Dinnage pulls out of CEO role

Blow for Premier League as Dinnage pulls out of CEO role

The English Premier League has restarted its search for a chief executive after Susanna Dinnage withdrew from the job before starting work leading the world’s richest soccer competition.

Having announced in November that Dinnage would start in early 2019, the league disclosed Sunday that the broadcasting executive had now rejected the chance to succeed Richard Scudamore.

Dinnage has decided to stay in broadcasting at Discovery, Inc., where she has been serving as global president of the Animal Planet brand, a person familiar with the situation said.

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