Gianluca Ferrero, new president of Juventus

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Gianluca Ferrero, new president of Juventus

Gianluca Ferreromanager, adviser and administrator of several companies, the man chosen by Exor, the family holding company Agnelli which controls the Juventusto become the new president of the Italian soccer club after the resignation last night of its entire board of directors.

“With reference to the decisions taken yesterday by the Board of Directors of Juventus FC and in anticipation of its Shareholders’ Meeting called for January 18, 2023, Exor announces that it will appoint Gianluca Ferrero for the position of president of Juventus” , the company details in a statement published this Tuesday.

Juventus’ entire board of directors, including president Andrea Agnelli and vice president Pavel Nedved, resigned on Monday over recent falsification investigations into the Turin club’s accounts.

“As a business advisor, auditor, member of boards and committees of various companies, Ferrero has significant experience and the necessary technical skills, as well as a real passion for the Bianconero club, which making him the most qualified person to perform this role.”, added in the note.

Last night’s announcement of the resignation of Andrea Agnelli and the rest of the club’s board of directors caused an earthquake in Italy, where Juventus and the Agnelli family are considered almost a symbol of the country.

The former president said goodbye to the Turin club on Monday with an open letter addressed to fans and workers in which he recalled his twelve years in office, appealed to the greatness of the black and white team and in which he met complex situation that the entity is going through.

Arrivabene will retain his position until a new board is formed

The recent tax investigations in which the club was subjected to false accounting and capital gains from the purchase and sale of players caused the entire board of directors to resign on Monday after a meeting, including vice president Pavel Nedved and counselor delegate Maurizio Arrivabene.

However, Arrivabene will retain his position until the formation of a new board of directors, a task for which Mauricio Scanavino, a confidant of John Elkann, cousin of Agnelli, president of Ferrari and executive director of Ferrari, has already been appointed general manager of the club. exor.

Agnelli thus ended twelve years in office and, in principle, the union of his surname with Juventus. He is the fourth Agnelli to lead the club, after his grandfather Edoardo, his uncle Gianni and his father Umberto.

Source: La Verdad

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