Birch, who has issued no statement, has also served in the lead roles at both Chelsea and Leeds.
A statement from Everton said: ‘Everton Football Club is disappointed to announce that Trevor Birch has resigned his position as CEO,’ the Club said in a statement.
‘The Club is, however, continuing discussions with Trevor about the possibility of an advisory role going forwards.’
The club has also spent most of the summer under pressure to cash in on England starlet Wayne Rooney, who was one of England’s top performers in Euro 2004.
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