Danish-American businessman, Thomas Sandgaard completed his acquisition of 100% ownership of Charlton Athletic Football Club from East Street Investments Limited on September 25th 2020.
The completion of the acquisition followed the successful conclusion of the English Football League’s Owners’ and Directors’ Test in respect of Thomas Sandgaard, in accordance with the requirements of the EFL Regulations.
Following taking control of the club, Sandgaard has become the club’s CEO and sole director.
About Thomas Sandgaard:
Thomas is an American citizen, entrepreneur, and inventor who was born in Denmark. He founded Zynex Inc. in 1996 after moving to the United States and serves as the Chairman, President, and CEO of Zynex Inc. Zynex Inc. is a publicly traded medical device manufacturer headquartered in Colorado and focuses on electrotherapy devices for use in pain management, physical rehabilitation, neurological diagnosis and cardiac monitoring.
Thomas is also the Founder and CEO of his private equity firm and family office, Sandgaard Capital, as well as the Sandgaard Foundation which are both based in Denver, Colorado. The Sandgaard Foundation supports efforts to decrease the habitual use of prescription pain medication, addiction prevention, as well as supporting victims and their families. The acquisition of Charlton Athletic Football Club has been made by his wholly-owned entity, Clear Ocean Capital Limited.
Before starting Zynex Inc., Thomas worked in recording studios, organised large venue concerts, and played in numerous rock bands though ultimately dedicated his time to his business career after securing his MBA and BSEE.