Overmars named Ajax technical director
Overmars' appointment completes the club's three-man board of directors, which also comprises Henri van der Aat and Jeroen Slop.
The 39-year-old former Netherlands winger, who played for Ajax as well as Arsenal and Barcelona in a glittering career, will be responsible for the club's youth department, transfers and scouting at the Amsterdammers.
He was previously a member of the backroom staff at Go Ahead Eagles.
During his playing career at Ajax, Overmars won three Eredivisie titles and the UEFA Champions League.