Moscow, January 18 – The new board of directors has approved Gianluca Ferrero as Juventus president, according to the Torino football club’s website.
At the end of November, Juventus announced the resignation of the team’s board of directors. Team President Andrea Agnelli, Vice President Pavel Nedved and CEO Maurizio Arrivabene have left their posts. At that time, the Agnelli family’s holding company Exor, which controls Juventus, appointed Ferrero as a candidate for the club’s presidency.
And the shareholders’ meeting, on Wednesday, decided to appoint a new board of directors until June 30, 2025, the date of approval of the club’s financial statements. Among its members were Fiorana Vittoria Negri, Maurizio Scannavino, Ferrero, Diego Beston and Laura Cabello. At the end of the meeting, the new CEO of Juventus appointed Ferrero as president of the club. Scanavino resigned as CEO and became the club’s CEO.
Earlier, the Italian authorities accused Juventus of concealing about 200 million euros in losses over a period of three years. To do this, the club used fraudulent credentials and manipulated lease contracts. Among the suspects were 15 people from the Juventus board of directors, as well as a number of directors with “strategic responsibilities” and the team’s auditors. Juventus denied allegations of financial fraud.
Agnelli has been president of Juventus since 2010. Nedved has been the club’s vice-president since 2015.
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