Gianni Infantino Appointed Interim UEFA CEO
The 36-year old Italian national has been Director of UEFA’s Legal Affairs and Club Licensing Division since January 2004 and has been working at UEFA since August 2000 on a range of legal, commercial and professional football matters. He is multilingual, married with three children and a qualified lawyer.
Prior to joining UEFA Gianni Infantino worked as the Secretary General of CIES at the University of Neuchâtel, and previously as an adviser to a variety of football bodies, including the Italian, Spanish and Swiss Football Leagues.
In his position, Gianni Infantino has been dealing with all legal disputes submitted to UEFA or in which UEFA is involved, as well as the drawing up of UEFA’s policy on legal matters and Statutes.
He will hold the position until a permanent replacement has been appointed.