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Jean-Michel Aulas returned to the ECA Executive board

Published on 08 September 2015 at 7:15 AM
The ECA (European Club Association) held its 15th general assembly in Geneva this week, with a new executive board being elected and new members inducted.

Olympique Lyonnais president Jean-Michel Aulas was returned to ECA Executive board for a fourth term, with ECA president Karl-Heinz Rummenigge also voted in to continue his functions with the organisation.

Jean-Michel Aulas was elected to represent the clubs from the five countries that comprise the top group (Germany, England, Spain, Italy and France), along with Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (Bayern Munich), Edward Woodward (Manchester United), Pedro Lopez Jimenez (Real Madrid) and Andrea Agnelli (Juventus).

Jean-Michel Aulas will continue his efforts in his capacity as president of the ECA's Finance Task Force. He will also continue to direct the Finance Working Group and to preside over the Women's Football Committee.

The general assembly also saw 20 new clubs admitted to the organisation - including Saint-Etienne for France - that now represents a total of 220 clubs for a new period of two years (2015-2017).

The composition of the ECA Executive Board:

President: Karl-Heinz Rummenigge | FC Bayern München (GER)

1st Vice-president: Umberto Gandini | AC Milan (ITA)

2nd Vice-president: Pedro López Jiménez | Real Madrid CF (ESP)

3ème Vice-president: Evgeni Giner | PFC CSKA Moskva (RUS)  

Members: Jean-Michel Aulas | Olympique Lyonnais (FRA), Edward Woodward | Manchester United FC (ENG), Ivan Gazidis | Arsenal FC (ENG), Josep Maria Bartomeu | FC Barcelona (ESP), Andrea Agnelli | Juventus (ITA), Edwin van der Sar | AFC Ajax (NED), Michael Verschueren | RSC Anderlecht (BEL), Theodore Giannikos | Olympiacos FC (GRE), Dariusz Mioduski | Legia Warszawa SA (POL), Peter Lawwell | Celtic FC (SCO), Aki Riihilahti | HJK Helsinki (FIN)