Robert Leitão was appointed a Director of Manchester United "following the completion of our initial public offering. He is currently Head of Rothschild’s Global Financing Advisory business based in the UK. Mr. Leitão joined Rothschild in 1998 as a director and was appointed managing director in 2000, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions in 2001 and Head of UK Investment Banking in 2008. Prior to joining Rothschild, Mr. Leitão worked for Morgan Grenfell & Co. Limited in London, where he was appointed a Director in 1995. He also serves as a Trustee for The Pennies Foundation. Mr. Leitão received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of London in 1984. He received his Chartered Accountancy qualification in 1988. 
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- Manchester United Robert Leitao, organizational web page, accessed March 27, 2013.