WANDERERS have confirmed two key appointments to strengthen their boardroom.

Former Hibernian chief executive Scott Lindsay has joined the club as chief financial officer and Chris Markham has been appointed as Bolton’s new technical performance director.

Lindsay, who has held several senior positions including director of finance and IT at the Scottish FA, said: “The potential at this club is clear for all to see and I hope to play a part in helping to deliver an exciting future.

“I’m grateful to Sharon (Brittan) and the Board for the opportunity to join them, along with everyone who cares about this great club, on the next stage of the journey.”

Markham, who will begin his role in March, has previously worked at Huddersfield Town and within the England set-up - helping Gareth Southgate with analysis of penalty takers at the 2018 World Cup Finals.

He will work alongside Ian Evatt identifying new signings.

“In the short term, I am looking forward to supporting the manager in any way necessary to allow him to continue to focus on evolving his team and embedding the identity on the field,” Markham said.

“In the long term, my aim is to provide stability and develop a platform for Bolton Wanderers to be successful for years to come, aligning to the ownership’s vision of forward thinking and doing things differently.”

Wanderers boss Ian Evatt said: “We are delighted that Chris has joined us. He is highly experienced having worked at Huddersfield Town and the England teams for a number of years.

“We are both aligned with our views on the future and I am excited to work with him to provide a solid structure for the future of Bolton Wanderers Football Club.”

Wanderers chairman Sharon Brittan added: “I’m really pleased by the appointment of Chris, whose talent and experience will make a real and immediate impact at the club.

“Chris is excited by our long-term vision and we are delighted to have attracted a person of his calibre.”

On Lindsay's appointment, she said: “We are thrilled to welcome Scott on board. He brings to Bolton Wanderers a wealth of experience acquired from senior roles within Scottish football as well as an astute understanding of how a football club plays a crucial role within the community it serves.

“Scott’s vision aligns with our One Club, One Community, One Town ethos and I am excited that he will be part of our journey.”

Evatt added: “We are both aligned with our views on the future and I am excited to work with him.”