A senior executive of two market-leading companies, Susan Whelan has successfully translated the commercial principles of luxury retail to the notoriously impulsive world of professional sport.
She holds a dual role as Senior Executive Vice President of King Power International Group, and CEO of 2016 English Premier League champions Leicester City Football Club.
Susan’s 25 years of experience in the duty free industry include an 18-year association with King Power International Group, which she joined in 1999 and with which she has held the position of Senior Executive Vice President since November 2010. Her career has also included senior management appointments in locations from Russia and Pakistan to China and the Middle East before moving to Thailand.
As Chief Executive of English Premier League football club Leicester City, Susan oversees the management of another of the King Power Group’s business interests. In 2016 she helped guide the club from English football’s second tier to the first top-flight title in its 133-year history, and into the prestigious UEFA Champions League the following season.