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Another Demon official departs in shake-up

List Manager Tim Harrington addresses the media during a Melbourne Demons press conference announcing the signing of Mitch Clark to the Demons at AAMI Park, Melbourne.
Melbourne list manager Tim Harrington has been made redundant

MELBOURNE's list manager Tim Harrington has been made redundant as CEO Peter Jackson continues to implement his agenda at the club. 

Harrington was removed as the club announced it would advertise a newly created role of general manager of football operations. 

Josh Mahoney is acting in that role until the position is filled and is considered a candidate for the position. 

Harrington began at the Demons in 2009, filling the position for three exchange and draft periods. 

Melbourne's recruiting in recent years has been widely criticised. 

Jackson said Harrington would leave immediately, but he insisted the decision was cost rather than performance related. 

"Tim has worked diligently in his role for more than four years at the club, and I'm certain he will find another productive role in the AFL industry. I would like to thank Tim for his contribution during his time at the Melbourne Football Club," he said. 

Harrington played 48 games with North Melbourne, Collingwood and Footscray between 1984 and 1990, playing both his first and final game against the Demons. 

He moved into coaching at the Western Bulldogs, then the Kangaroos before becoming football manager at Arden Street. 

Harrington's departure was expected after the club sacked CEO Cameron Schwab in April. 

Since that decision the club's president Don McLardy, coach Mark Neeld and now Harrington have gone. 

The club appointed a new recruiting manager, Jason Taylor, in December after Todd Viney filled the role during 2012.