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Paris Saint-Germain Chairman Joins ECA Executive Board

Mon 17th Oct 2016 | Football Governance

Paris Saint-Germain Chairman and CEO, Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been confirmed as the  replacement to Umberto Gandini on the UEFA Professional Football Strategy Council.

The ECA Executive Board decided at its meeting in Zurich on the 10th of October to appoint Paris Saint-Germain FC Chairman and CEO, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, as ECA representative on the UEFA Professional Football Strategy Council (PFSC).

Al-Khelaifi will also take up a seat on the ECA Executive Board for the remaining period of the 2015-17 ECA Membership Cycle.

The decision follows the departure of Umberto Gandini, the former AC Milan Director who recently announced his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of AS Roma.

In accordance with ECA Statutes, due to AS Roma’s status as ECA Associated Member, he cannot be withheld as member of the UEFA PFSC and the ECA Executive Board.

Umberto Gandini was 1st Vice-Chairman of the organisation and has greatly influenced ECA’s development since its creation in 2008.

The current composition of the ECA Executive Board is as follows:

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge | FC Bayern München (GER)

Pedro López Jiménez | Real Madrid CF (ESP)

Evgeni Giner | PFC CSKA Moskva (RUS)          

Edward Woodward | Manchester United FC (ENG)

Ivan Gazidis | Arsenal FC (ENG)

Josep Maria Bartomeu | FC Barcelona (ESP)

Andrea Agnelli | Juventus (ITA)

Jean-Michel Aulas | Olympique Lyonnais (FRA)

Nasser Al Khelaifi | Paris Saint-Germain FC (FRA)

Edwin van der Sar | AFC Ajax (NED)

Michael Verschueren | RSC Anderlecht (BEL)

Theodore Giannikos | Olympiacos FC (GRE)

Dariusz Mioduski | Legia Warszawa SA (POL)

Peter Lawwell | Celtic FC (SCO)

Aki Riihilahti | HJK Helsinki (FIN)


Image: REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Picture Supplied by Action Images

Posted by: Aaron Gourley 

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