Essendon’s General Manager of Football Rob Kerr will move on from the Bombers next month.
Kerr will take a break from footy to do a business course at Harvard and pursue family business interests.
“It is with mixed emotions I have decided that now is a good time for me personally to move on from my role at Essendon,” Kerr told the club’s website.
“I joined the club when it was facing unprecedented challenges and having guided the department through this period I feel I have achieved what I set out to do and that it’s a good time to hand over the reins and look for the next challenge.
“The club is about to enter an exciting phase in its history and I wish the players and coaches every success in the future. Essendon is well set up for success and I am proud of the contribution I have made.
“I will assist in helping set up for a smooth transition before finishing up later this year.
“I’d like to thank my family for their support through this demanding period as well as the staff at Essendon for their work over the last few years, in particular Xavier Campbell and the club’s Executive, Coach John Worsfold and the Football Leadership team.”