On 14th March 2012, the Chairman of Fulham Football Club, Mohamed Al Fayed, announced the appointment of of his son Karim Fayed to the position of Vice Chairman. Karim was previously a Director of the Club.
Alistair Mackintosh, Chief Executive, commented: "I'm delighted that the Chairman has appointed Karim as Vice Chairman of the Football Club. He has been actively involved in all aspects of the Club over recent months, both with the Team and with the constantly growing off-field activity. This reward is an appropriate recognition of his additional contribution and support."
Karim added: "I'm very happy to be given this role. I share my Dad’s passion and commitment to this Club, from its glorious past heritage to its long-term future and growth."
On behalf of the Chairman, the Club, and the Barclays Premier League, Mark was appointed to the new FA Council in the summer of 2007. He was re-elected for a fifth consecutive year in June 2011 and is a member of the FA Referees' Committee, and the FA Challenge Cup Committee, to which he was appointed as Chairman, in January 2010.
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A Fulham supporter since attending his first match at the Cottage in 1953, Dennis Turner has been involved with the club since 1977 and a director since 2009.
The author of several books on the Cottagers' history, he was for many years editor of the matchday magazine, has contributed regularly to Fultime magazine and is the club historian.
By profession he is an economist and was Chief Economist for a major bank in the city and had previously worked as an economist in Whitehall and for a national trade union.
Omar Fayed, the youngest son of the Chairman, has been a member of the Fulham FC Board for a number of years.
A chartered accountant, he has extensive experience in industry, having worked at PwC, Esselte, Telewest and Compass Group before joining the All England Lawn Tennis Club as Financial Controller and then subsequently the International Tennis Federation.