GEELONGchief executive Brian Cook is in hospital with an illness.

Thelong-time Cats boss is recovering from an infection and is expected to bereleased by the end of the week.

Theclub confirmed on Tuesday Cook, 58, had been admitted to Geelong Hospital.

Geelongpresident Colin Carter said indications were Cook would make a full recovery.

"He'son antibiotics. We know he'll be fine but he's not too flash at themoment," Carter told the Geelong Advertiser.