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David Gold (businessman)

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David Gold
Gold in 2014
Born(1936-09-09)9 September 1936
Stepney, London, England
Died4 January 2023(2023-01-04) (aged 86)
Occupation(s)Joint chairman, West Ham United
Owner and Chairman of Gold Group International, incorporating Ann Summers
Beryl Hunt
(m. 1957; div. 1972)
PartnerLesley Manning
Children2, including Jacqueline Gold

David Gold (9 September 1936 – 4 January 2023) was a British businessman. From 2010 to his death in 2023, he was joint chairman of Premier League club West Ham United with David Sullivan.[1] He also served as chairman of Birmingham City Football Club until 2009. Gold owned Gold Group International (GGI), the parent company of the retailer Ann Summers and lingerie chain Knickerbox.

Gold was born in Stepney, East London. He was Jewish. He had two daughters, Jacqueline and Vanessa.

Gold died on 4 January 2023, at the age of 86.[2]

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  1. Christenson, Marcus (19 January 2010). "David Sullivan and David Gold complete takeover of West Ham United". The Guardian. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
  2. "David Gold – 1936-2023". West Ham United F.C. 4 January 2023. Retrieved 4 January 2023.

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