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Newton Drummond is the new CEO of Football at Santos |  saints

Newton Drummond is the new CEO of Football at Santos | saints

a saints On Wednesday he approved the appointment of Newton Drummond to the position of Executive Director of Football, a position previously held by Edo Dracina. His last job was in Curitiba, where he left at the end of last year.

It was agreed in a meeting between the leader and President Andres Rueda.

With the CEO selection, Santos is now leaving to hire a new coach. Bixe was awaiting the introduction of the head of the department to begin the search for a replacement for Fabian Bustos, who was expelled last week, after his elimination in the Copa Sudamericana.

Newtom Drummond, also known in football as Chumbinho, has gained notoriety at Inter. As CEO, he has won titles at FC Rio Grande do Sul, including two Libertadores titles (2006 and 2010), the Club World Cup (2006) and the South American Championship (2008).

In Colorado, his role was more related to club management than to team formation, for example. He was the one who facilitated recruitment, but was less involved in the selection of names, which was specific to the presidency and the football board. He was a daily presence in the locker room.

Newton Drummond, Chompinho, is the new CEO of football at Santos – Photo: Eduardo DeConto

Drummond’s first stint as CEO of Inter was from 2002 to 2011. After that, he went to Vitoria and from there he returned to Inter for another experience in the position, between 2013 and 2014. He then spent another spell at the club in the straight final of 2016 Brasileirão, in an unsuccessful attempt To avoid relegation to Serie B.

Newtom Drummond was also the Football Director of Vasco (2018), the CEO of Football at Chapecoense (2018-2019) and the Head of Sports for Curitiba (2021).

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