ECA

Executive Board

ECA Executive Board (September 2015)

The ECA Executive Board is composed of 15 Members from different ECA Ordinary Member Clubs. 11 Members are elected by the General Assembly while 4 are appointed to represent ECA at the UEFA Professional Football Strategy Council. The ECA Executive Board Members are elected by their respective subdivision in accordance with the following table:


  Subdivision  


  National Association  
Ranking


  No. of  
Clubs 


No. of
  Board Members  


1


1-6


28


5


2


7-15


27


3


3


16-28


26


2


4


29-53


25


1


ECA Executive Board 2015-17
The 106 ECA Ordinary Members elected a new Executive Board at the occasion of the 15th ECA General Assembly held on the 8th of September 2015 in Geneva. The eleven elected Board Members are joined by the four Members representing ECA at the UEFA Professional Football Strategy Council (PFSC). The four PFSC members are Nasser Al-Khelaifi (Paris Saint-Germain FC), Ivan Gazidis (Arsenal FC), Josep Maria Bartomeu (FC Barcelona) and Evgeni Giner (PFC CSKA Moskva). Following the elections, the new Executive Board appointed the Chairman and Vice-Chairmen.

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

Vice-Chairman: Pedro López Jiménez | Real Madrid CF (ESP)

Vice-Chairman: Evgeni Giner | PFC CSKA Moskva (RUS)

Executive Board Members:

  • Ivan Gazidis | Arsenal FC (ENG)
  • Edward Woodward | Manchester United FC (ENG)
  • Josep Maria Bartomeu | FC Barcelona (ESP)
  • Andrea Agnelli | Juventus (ITA)
  • Jean-Michel Aulas | Olympique Lyonnais (FRA)
  • Nasser Al-Khelaifi | Paris Saint-Germain FC (FRA) 
  • Edwin Van der Sar | AFC Ajax (NED)
  • Michael Verschueren | RSC Anderlecht (BEL)
  • Dariusz Mioduski | Legia Warszawa SA (POL)
  • Peter Lawwell | Celtic FC (SCO)
  • Aki Riihilahti | HJK Helsinki (FIN)

Note: Following the departure of Theodore Giannikos (former Olympiacos FC), the ECA Executive Board currently only counts 14 members. Elections will be held at the first General Assembly of the new membership cycle in September 2017.