Rangers have announced that James Easdale has been appointed as a non-executive director to the Ibrox club board.
Easdale, part owner of McGill’s Buses, comes in just a day after non-executive directors Malcolm Murray and Phil Cartmell had left the board.
On his appointment to the board, Easdale said: “As a lifelong Rangers supporter, I am proud and honoured to serve on the board of such a great sporting institution and look forward to helping Rangers Football Club continue its journey back to the top of Scottish football.”
Rangers chairman Walter Smith has yet to comment on Easdale joining the board, but on the departure of Murray and Cartmell, he said: “Both Malcolm and Phil have made important and valuable contributions to the Club. The last year has presented the Club with a number of challenges and it has been beneficial to have two highly experienced non-executive directors such as Malcolm and Phil offering assistance.
“On behalf of the board I would like to thank them for their considerable efforts in helping to rebuild Rangers. Both men have other significant business interests and we wish them well in their future endeavours.”