Sydney FC Tribute To Former Chairman

Sydney FC’s majority shareholder, Mr. David Traktovenko and Chairman Scott Barlow have paid tribute to former Chairman and shareholder Mr. Paul Ramsay AO, who passed away overnight after a recent heart attack, aged 78.

Sydney FC-s majority shareholder, Mr. David Traktovenko and Chairman Scott Barlow have paid tribute to former Chairman and shareholder Mr. Paul Ramsay AO, who passed away overnight after a recent heart attack, aged 78.

“Paul Ramsay made a major and lasting contribution to Sydney FC as a Chairman and as a major shareholder of the club,” said Mr. Barlow today.

“Paul played a vital role in helping Sydney FC and the Hyundai A-League grow to new heights,” continued Mr. Barlow.

“Paul was a great Australian who not only made an immense contribution to Australian business but also to our society.

“Paul was an exceptional man and it was a privilege to have had the opportunity to work closely with him in recent years and to learn from the example he set.

“On behalf of everyone at Sydney FC, I would like to express my sympathy to his family and friends.”

Sydney FC majority shareholder David Traktovenko said: “I am saddened to hear the news of Paul-s passing. I considered him a close personal friend as well as a colleague and he will be sorely missed by everyone who knew him.”

Paul Ramsay AO became a Sydney FC shareholder in March 2009 and was appointed to the Board of Directors as Chairman in April 2009. He served as Chairman through to March 2012.