Geoff Walsh has returned to Collingwood.
The Pies announced on Monday the highly-credentialled football administrator had been appointed as the club's new general manager of football.
Ross Stevenson revealed on The Rumour File last week it'd be happening.
Walsh spent 2006 to 2013 with the Pies and has also held senior roles at Carlton, Fitzroy and North Melbourne.
"We are delighted to welcome Geoff back to the club," Collingwood CEO Gary Pert said.
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