Nashville Soccer Club
Aug 14, 2020
Ian Ayre, CEO
Nashville Soccer Club

Ayre owns one of the top executive sports resumes in the world. He joined the Liverpool Football Club in 2007 as commercial director and as a member of the club’s board of directors.

He was promoted to managing director of Liverpool FC in March 2011, then to Chief Executive Officer in 2014. In 2017, he was named the Premier League's CEO of the Year. 

During his tenure with Liverpool, he secured a record-setting sponsorship deal, restructured the club's commercial, operational and on-field elements and oversaw a $160 million stadium expansion. 

He left the Liverpool club in 2017. Ian Ayre is the CEO of Nashville SC of Major League Soccer.