Ben Hopkins Appointed as Permanent CEO

The West Adelaide Football Club are pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Hopkins as Chief Executive Officer. Ben had been contracted by the SANFL to serve as the Interim CEO since December 2018 but will join West Adelaide Football Club on a permanent basis moving forward.

Club President Murray Forbes said, “We are extremely happy to continue the positive work Ben has been doing at the club, now officially as a West Adelaide employee.”

Murray spoke about the importance of having continuity in our leadership roles and securing the Senior Coach and CEO is a step in the right direction. The Board are looking forward to what we can collectively achieve in the near future.

Ben has more than 13 years of experience working in the football industry, primarily managing people and a broad range of programs in the community. Ben has enjoyed the challenge at West Adelaide in season 2019 and looks forward to working with the Board and staff to pursue better things for Westies in the future.