Allan Johnston has agreed terms to become the new Kilmarnock manager after holding lengthy talks with the club's chairman and namesake, Michael.
Kilmarnock have escaped punishment after being found guilty over failing to ensure former manager Kenny Shiels complied with Scottish Football Association protocol.
Marie Macklin has based much of the success of her business career on economic regeneration.
The situation at Kilmarnock continues to shift uncomfortably.
Kilmarnock supporters plan to step up a campaign of protest against Michael Johnston in an attempt to force a change of ownership at the club.