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Soccer - 26 May 2016 - Federations & NOCs
A ground-breaking campaign will lift the lid on UEFA EURO 2016 in a unique behind-the-scenes look at how a major tournament is put together.
Soccer - 23 Jul 2015 - Federations & NOCs
HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has come up on top in a recent Soccerex poll asking the football industry who they think should be the next President of FIFA. Conducted on Soccerex’s website over a seven day period building up to Monday’s extraordinary congress, the poll was targeted at Soccerex’s football business audience and was promoted via email to over 30,000 contacts worldwide and pushed through social media platforms to a further 20,000 followers.
Soccer - 05 Mar 2012 - Directory
LONDON, ENGLAND; 1 March 2012: The FA has announced that 20 job opportunities are to be created at St. George’s Park.
Soccer - 15 Nov 2011 - Events
Soccerex are delighted to announce that the Brazil 2014 Local Organising Committee (LOC) will be giving an official update on the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ as part of the conference agenda for this year’s Soccerex Global Convention, 26-30 November, Rio de Janeiro.
Soccer - 26 Feb 2010 - Federations & NOCs
Monaco, 26 February 2010 - Mr. Yang-Ho Cho, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air, is now an international Ambassador for "Peace and Sport, l’Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport." This appointment makes Mr. Cho the 10th official Ambassador for the Monaco-based organization, and the first from the Asian continent.
Soccer - 25 Feb 2010 - Directory
Sydney Rovers FC has retained Sports Recruitment International to lead a local and global search to find their Chief Executive with their entrance to the A League just 18 months away.
Soccer - 24 Oct 2008 - Federations & NOCs
Sports Recruitment International has been appointed by The Football Association (The FA) to identify two <BR>Marketing Managers to help drive the development of football at grassroots level.
Soccer - 19 Jan 2005
FIFA has invited more than 50 players (see attached list), including some of the biggest stars in world football, to take part in the “Football for Hope” match at Barcelona’s Nou Camp stadium on 15 February (kick-off 21.00h CET).
Soccer - 16 Dec 2004
FIFA is opening the invitation to tender for European media rights as of Monday, 20 December 2004 onwards. The public tender comprises the media rights for TV and radio transmissions of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ in South Africa. The mobile broadcast rights will be tendered at a later stage, with the timelines yet to be defined.
Soccer - 11 Oct 2004
The Football Association has announced the appointment of Stuart Turner as Head of Broadcast and New Media. Turner joins the FA from BSkyB where he was Business Development Manager and formerly with the Sports Internet Group.
Soccer - 02 Sep 2004
The Premier League today announced the appointment of Emma Joussemet as Head of Corporate and Community Affairs.
Soccer - 15 Jan 2004
The Sport Entertainment & Media Group (SEM) are delighted to announce, that effective immediately, Manchester United & England Footballer RIO FERDINAND has become an exclusive client and will be represented exclusively throughout the world, by the SEM Group.
Soccer - 18 Sep 2003
Chelsea Village plc today announced that it has retained Paul Smith as a consultant to the board of directors. A seasoned football executive with 20 years of global experience in the industry, Mr. Smith will provide an interface between the board and company management on operational issues until Peter Kenyon is able to assume his position as chief executive officer.
Soccer - 17 Jun 2003
Meeting in Paris on 17 June 2003, the Board of Directors of FIFA Marketing AG appointed Jérôme Valcke as the new head of the organisation. Valcke succeeds Patrick Magyar and Michael Thomson in the role, the latter having led the company on a temporary basis since early April this year.
Soccer - 02 Apr 2003
The Board of FIFA Marketing AG has appointed Michael Thomson, formerly head of FIFA Marketing's legal department, as Chief Executive Officer of the organisation on an interim basis. Amber Steele, the head of Account Management / Rights Delivery, has been promoted and will act as Michael Thomson's deputy in her new capacity as Managing Director... In all other respects, the management board of FIFA Marketing AG will remain unchanged.
Soccer - 27 Mar 2003
Yesterday, Wednesday 26 March 2003, FIFA and Guido Tognoni (Head of Competitions) mutually agreed to terminate the latter's employment contract with immediate effect.
Soccer - 26 Mar 2003
UEFA CEO Gerhard Aigner today informed the Executive Committee of UEFA, that he does not seek prolongation of his contract which expires on 31 December 2003. Instead he is taking up the
Soccer - 03 Mar 2003
Contrary to newswire reports published over the past weekend, FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter will not be attending the WADA World Conference on doping in sport in Copenhagen, which is due to begin today Monday and which will end on Wednesday 5 March.
Soccer - 14 Feb 2003
There is to be a change at the head of FIFA Marketing AG. Patrick Magyar, Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of FIFA Marketing AG, tendered his resignation late last year, but will still remain at the company's disposal for the months ahead.
Soccer - 17 Dec 2002
Meeting today in Madrid under the chairmanship of FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, the FIFA Executive Committee has unanimously approved by acclamation the appointment of Dr Urs Linsi (Switzerland) as FIFA General Secretary. Linsi, also FIFA Director of Finance, had been leading the FIFA administration as Acting General Secretary at the request of the executive since 28 June 2002.
Soccer - 11 Nov 2002
The FA's Main Board met this morning. The principal business of the meeting was to discuss interim management arrangements following Adam Crozier's resignation and the process for finding his successor.
Soccer - 15 Aug 2002
The F.A. Premier League is pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Lines as their Head of Media Operations
Soccer - 25 Apr 2002
FAST TRACK SOCCER, the football consultancy division of sports marketing specialist FAST TRACK, has picked up a major piece of business from FIFA presidential candidate Issa Hayatou.
Soccer - 24 Apr 2002
Dear Presidents, I was taken aback by the copy I received of the circular letter that the President of UEFA sent to you on 19 April 2002 - a few days before the UEFA Congress is due to convene in Stockholm – and which was immediately released to the press.
Soccer - 27 Feb 2002
A total of 14 prominent football administrators have submitted their candidature for the UEFA Executive Committee. Seven seats are available, six of them for four-year terms and the last one for a two-year term. The closing date for applications was midnight 25 February 2002. The elections will take place at the XXVI Ordinary UEFA Congress, to be held in Stockholm, Sweden on 25th April 2002.
Soccer - 08 Feb 2002
<li>Froghopper business directory now across 73 Football League websites (80% of top-flight English professional clubs)</li>
Soccer - 19 Jun 2001
UEFA is pleased to announce that it is to further strengthen its in-house marketing operations with the appointment of Philippe Margraff as head of the newly created UEFA Marketing Operations Centre.
Soccer - 25 May 2001
After the adjudication of bankruptcy proceedings against the ISMM Group on Monday, 21 May 2001 and the termination of FIFA contracts with the Group on 17 May, FIFA, now in possession of the marketing rights for the 2002 FIFA World Cup(tm) and other FIFA competitions, has commenced activities in FIFA Marketing AG.
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