Gauthier Ganaye has been appointed executive chairman of KV Oostende by the Board of directors of the coastal club, has announced the QUO Saturday. The French 31-year-old will be responsible for the sports policy and extrasportive of the club. It also becomes a shareholder of the QUO.

In his career, Ganaye has been secretary-general of the RC Lens, ’chief executive’ FC Barnsley in England and, more recently, the president of OGC Nice in Ligue 1.