Peter Kenyon is an English businessman who served as a chief executive of Premier League clubs like Manchester United and Chelsea. His role was to be involved in transfer dealings. Peter Kenyon net worth is unknown and under review.
Kenyon was born on 1954 in Stalybridge, United Kingdom. He went to West Hill School in Tameside and The King’s school in Macclesfield. Peter started his career as a director and chief executive Umbro. It is an English sportswear and football equipment supplier which designs football related apparel, footwear and other equipment.
Kenyon got the role of deputy chief executive at Manchester United, where he supported as a boy. In 1997, he sat on the Board of Directors and was promoted to Chief executive three years later after the departure of Martin Edwards. He was a key figure at the club persuading Sir Alex Ferguson to remain at the club despite the Scottish manager to retire in 2002. Kenyon was an important part in the club where he was mostly involved in dealing transfer business. He helped the club to bought players like Juan Sebastian Veron and Rio Ferdinand.
In 2003, he moved to Chelsea in a controversial decision as he previously proclaimed that he was a lifelong Manchester United supporter. After joining the Blues, he was involved in controversies including an attempt to persuade the manager of England national team Sven-Goran Eriksson to become the manager of Chelsea and tapping-up Ashley Cole. In 2009, he left the club as chief executive role.
Recently, according to various sources, Peter Kenyon is in talks to buy Newcastle United FC.