MPs Dons appointed Russell Martin to the place of director after Paul Tisdale's departure on Saturday.
The previous defender of Scotland and Norwich, who joined the membership in January and has performed 16 video games this season, will take workplace instantly.
The Donations are within the relegation zone of the Sky Guess League One, having misplaced eight of their final 9 video games, and break up from Tisdale after Saturday's Three-1 defeat towards Tranmere.
Martin's first match in cost would be the conflict of the primary spherical of the FA Cup towards Port Vale subsequent weekend.
The 33-year-old advised the membership's official web site: "I’m excited and proud to have had the chance to change into Director of MK Dons Soccer Administration is one thing I’ve been getting ready for a very long time and that I’m able to seize for this chance.
"I want to thank Paul Tisdale for bringing me to the soccer membership and for his arduous work throughout my keep right here."
Martin performed in all 4 divisions in England, in addition to within the Scottish Premiership with the Rangers and the Dons mentioned he was at the moment ending his UEFA Professional license and the soccer administration coaching diploma of the League Managers Affiliation.
Pete Winckelman, chairman of MK Dons' board of administrators, mentioned, "Since Russell joined the membership, we have now acknowledged his potential to change into a supervisor sometime.
"It's actually quicker than anticipated, however I'm delighted to provide Russell an opportunity and present everybody what we are able to do.
"He's choosing up the membership mid-season and going through an instantaneous problem given his latest kind, however we have now nice confidence in his potential to reverse the scenario and lead the membership in the appropriate course."