"They have got themselves a great coach," he said.
"Notts County fans might not know Jamie, but if you ask anyone in the game what he is like, they will tell you that he is a highly regarded coach.
"I am fearful of them across the road now because, knowing Jamie, he will get that place moving and we will need to keep moving ourselves.
"It is a good appointment and a good job for him. I think Notts County fans will be surprised.
"He is a very detailed coach, he knows exactly what he wants. There will be no grey areas under him,
"He knows what he wants, in terms of his coaching. He speaks a number of languages, which is a useful tool that he has helped me with in the past.
"He is an educated man who knows what he wants. He wanted to go and manage and he has got that opportunity now."