Rummenig’s successor has been appointed
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge resigns from his position as ECA Chairman. The club’s association is now managed by the president of Juventus Turin. Italy’s Andrea Agnelli (41) succeeds Bayern Munich’s CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (61) as head of the powerful club association ECA, who was unanimously elected on Tuesday during the 19th World Cup. ECA General Assembly in Geneva. Agnelli heads the record-breaking Italian champion Juventus Turin and has been Rummenigges deputy in the ECA, and the Bayern boss, who was appointed honorary chairman, had not stood for re-election after nine years. Rummenigge has been the president of the club association since its foundation in 2008. Together with Agnelli, Ivan Gazidis (52/FC Arsenal) will represent the ECA’s interests on the Executive Committee of the European Football Union (UEFA). In addition, Bavaria’s Michael Gerlinger, who was appointed to the ECA’s executive committee by the record champion Director of Law, was also elected.