Mumbai, Mar 10 (PTI) DSK Shivajians Football Club, the first division I-League side owned and operated by the diversified business conglomerate DSK Group, has appointed Neel Shah as its CEO “to realise bigger goals”. Neel is known for his deep experience in the development and commercialisation of football in North America and Asia over the past 13 years, while holding senior positions with Major League Soccer, Dentsu and Libero Sports, a media release from the club said today. He would now be instrumental in the management of the football club, its academy set up in partnership with iconic England club Liverpool FC, and programming partnerships for DSK Groups sports infrastructure projects, the release said. Speaking on the appointment, Shirish Kulkarni, Executive Director of DSK Group and Chairman of DSK Shivajians FC, said, “DSK Group has ambitious plans to raise the level of football in the country from the ground up, and Neel Shah is the ideal person to lead us in achieving our objectives.” In his new role, Neel is to oversee the club, which is currently the newest entrant into the I-League. In addition, he will head operations for the Liverpool FC International Academy?DSK Shivajians (LFC-DSK), a residential youth programme, the release added. PTI SSR SDL SSC SSC
Former Juventus director Giuseppe Marotta has today officially joined Inter Milan as chief executive officer for sport.Marotta took to Twitter to announce the news in a video message and Inter Milan held a board meeting on Thursday to ratify his appointment.#Marotta: “Da oggi farò parte della grande Inter, per me è motivo di grande orgoglio” #FCIM pic.twitter.com/6zexEy62aC— Inter (@Inter) December 13, 2018At the end of October, Juventus terminated Marotta’s contract as CEO.Fiorentina owner: “Ribery played better than Ronaldo!” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso was left gushing over Franck Ribery’s performance against Juventus, which he rates above that of even Cristiano Ronaldo’s.“I am happy and proud to be beginning a new professional challenge at a prestigious club such as Inter,” Marotta told Sky Sports.“President Steven Zhang has an ambitious project and I am looking forward to becoming an active part of that.“It’s certainly going to be an important chapter in my professional life, and I will have a great responsibility but that doesn’t daunt me.“It is the start of a new chapter and it must be one marked by success.”Marotta will work alongside chief executive officer corporate Alessandro Antonello, who is now in charge of all corporate activities.