FAI confirm John Delaney will take 'substantial' pay cut in new role 3 years ago

FAI confirm John Delaney will take 'substantial' pay cut in new role

The FAI also confirmed he will attend the Oireachtas committee meeting next month.

John Delaney's salary in his new role as Executive Vice-President will be "substantially less than the salary he previously received as CEO," the FAI has said.

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The FAI also confirmed Delaney will be part of the association's delegation to a meeting with the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport, which is due to take place next month.

An FAI spokesman said: “As was stated last week, John Delaney will be part of the delegation that meets with the Oireachtas Committee on Sport next month.

“That meeting is currently scheduled for April 10th and the FAI has written to the committee offering to bring the meeting forward to April 3rd.

“As regards John Delaney’s salary in his new role as Executive Vice-President, the FAI can confirm that the salary is substantially less than the salary he previously received as CEO.”

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The news that Delaney would stand aside from the role of Chief Executive of the FAI was confirmed on Saturday evening and he will now take up the role of Executive Vice President with immediate effect.

FAI chief operating officer Rea Walsh has taken over as interim chief executive while the association looks for a replacement.

The process of recruiting a new CEO will begin on Monday morning with an intended unveiling of the new CEO at the AGM in July, the FAI confirmed.