Niall Quinn, Former Sunderland chairman has ended his role as a director of international development.
“I have had the most amazing six years and it gives me a huge sense of pride to see where Sunderland is today. Sunderland is in an incredibly fortunate position to have a hugely talented team of people leading the football club right now”
Quinn stepped in during the 2005-06 campaign when they had managed to collect 15 top-flight points.
Quinn added: “I am now looking forward to spending more time with my family and exploring business interests away from football.“