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Senior staff changes at Southend United

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Southend have announced multiple staff changes within the club.

The club have appointed Steve Waggott as Head of Operations and also announced that Danny Macklin will leave the club next month with Rhys Ellingham taking over as Head of Commercial.

Waggott has held senior positions within football over the past 15 years including CEO at Coventry City for 4 years. He has also held Senior Executive positions, including CEO of the Community Trust and Football Club for 7 years at Charlton Athletic.

Danny Macklin will leave the club as Head of Commercial to become the CEO of Leyton Orient. A club statement said "We are sorry to lose Danny who has done an outstanding job in building a vibrant Commercial Team and now passes the baton to the very capable Rhys Ellingham with whom he has worked closely for a number of years both whilst at Southend United and previous at Essex County Cricket Club."

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