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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 26 / 15

DAVE KING "has been appointed as the new chairman" of Scottish Championship side Rangers. King said in a statement, "It has taken much longer than any of us had anticipated to bring about board changes but we have achieved that and I am deeply honoured to become the club's chairman." King's appoin...

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