Faulkners departure continues a summer time of upheaval at the Midlands club, with operator Randy Lerner presently hunting for a purchaser following placing Villa up for sale.
There have also been modifications in manager Paul Lamberts backroom as Roy Keane became his new assistant immediately after the sackings of past No two Ian Culverhouse and head of soccer functions Gary Karsa.
Faulkner leaves soon after failing to access an agreement on his long term as the club claimed, through a statement, he had hoped to 're- have interaction with Lerner's broader company although remaining associated with Villa in a non-operational role'.
He departs on excellent terms, and Robin Russell has stepped in as performing chief govt.
"I would like to thank Randy for the opportunity to develop into included with Aston Villa and for the romantic relationship we constructed over the a long time, which pre-dated my time at the club, stated Faulkner.
"To the Villa enthusiasts, I am grateful for their assist in excess of the a long time, and for their passionate love for, and loyalty to, this fantastic club which justifies the quite finest.
"I would like to make certain reference to the fantastic Villa employees both equally at Bodymoor Heath and Villa Park.
"They are an outstanding group of individuals and it is been a privilege to guide and get the job done with them on a day-to-day foundation.
"Villa is best in class in so numerous approaches off the subject, and I only hope that results on the pitch follows.
"I really feel really humbled to have been ready to spend such a extended time period of time amongst these unique men and women at this sort of a unique club and I desire them, Paul Lambert and the squad all the really very best for the long run as I appear to embark on the up coming stage of my profession and a new problem."
In response, Lerner stated : "Paul has been fantastic in his function at Villa and far more broadly as a colleague about the several years. I present him my deepest thanks."