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is the first vice-president of the Scottish Football Association
The Scottish Football Association is the governing body of football in Scotland and has the ultimate responsibility for the control and development of football in Scotland. Members of the SFA include clubs in Scotland, affiliated national associations as well as local associations...
and the managing director of Scottish Premier League
The Scottish Premier League , also known as the SPL , is a professional league competition for association football clubs in Scotland...
football club Heart of Midlothian
Heart of Midlothian Football Club are a Scottish professional football club based in Gorgie, in the west of Edinburgh. They currently play in the Scottish Premier League and are one of the two principal clubs in the city, the other being Hibernian...
In 1978, Ogilvie was hired as general secretary at the Rangers F.C.
Rangers Football Club are an association football club based in Glasgow, Scotland, who play in the Scottish Premier League. The club are nicknamed the Gers, Teddy Bears and the Light Blues, and the fans are known to each other as bluenoses...
and later became a director of that club, but relinquished his executive duties at Ibrox Stadium
Ibrox Stadium is a football stadium located on the south side of the River Clyde, on Edmiston Drive in the Ibrox district of Glasgow. It is the home ground of Scottish Premier League club Rangers and has an all-seated capacity of 51,082...
in September 2005, following a boardroom re-shuffle.
Ogilvie joined Heart of Midlothian in November 2005 to undertake similar duties under the title "Operations Director". Roman Romanov, the club's chairman and son of majority shareholder Vladimir Romanov
Vladimir Nikolayevich Romanov ; born 1947 in Tver Oblast, Russian SFSR, USSR) is an ethnic Russian businessman who also holds Lithuanian citizenship following that country's independence from the Soviet Union. He is chairman of UBIG Investments which is the majority shareholder in Scottish Premier...
, stated: "I am very happy that Campbell has agreed to join us as it is clear he shares our ambition and belief." he added "We can learn much from his professional experience." Ogilvie was later promoted to managing director on 14 March 2008. He is widely regarded by fans groups and local media as the man who could save Hearts from further demise due to the reputation he has earned and the respect he commands within Scottish Football. He is also the only Scot on the Hearts Board.
In June 2003, Ogilvie became the treasurer, now second vice-president, of the Scottish Football Association (SFA). On 1 June 2007, Ogilvie became first vice-president of the SFA, with Alan McRae taking his place as second vice-president. On 8 June 2011 it was confirmed that Ogilvie would take up the presidency of the Scottish Football Association following the retirement of George Peat.