Official: Gandini joins Roma


Roma have officially announced the hiring of Umberto Gandini, who will be proposed to the club’s Board of Directors to succeed Italo Zanzi as the club’s new CEO, here is the full release:

“A.S. Roma S.p.A. have today announced that Umberto Gandini will become part of the club’s management staff from 12 September 2016. He will be proposed as a new Board Member – to be appointed by the Company’s Board of Directors through co-optation – in order to replace Board Member Italo Zanzi and be granted operational powers. Gandini has a wealth of experience in football governance, having worked for AC Milan for 23 years as Director of Sports Organisation, and as Executive Director for the past year. Highly-respected within the international football environment, Gandini is also a member of UEFA’s Professional Football Strategy Council, and was Executive Vice-President of the European Club Association for more than eight years.”

“James Pallotta said: ‘I’m very much looking forward to working with someone of the experience, knowledge and maturity of Umberto. At AS Roma, we are all excited about him joining us.'”

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