Press releases 24 May 2022, 12:04

AS Monaco Statement

AS Monaco Statement
AS Monaco’s (ASM) Board of Directors has appointed Jean-Emmanuel de Witt as CEO following his nomination by the Club President Dmitry Rybolovlev.

Jean-Emmanuel de Witt was born in France in 1970. He graduated from the Paris School of Management and Enterprise Management (EDC Paris Business School, Ecole des Dirigeants et des Createurs d’entreprise).

Jean-Emmanuel is a multicultural CEO who has a wealth of international experience, particularly within Asia and Europe. During more than 20 years of his international career Jean-Emmanuel de Witt worked for leading companies such as Lagardere, Hearst, Sanoma and JCDecaux, where he led and transformed businesses in his field, and managed thousands of talents within complex organization structures.

He speaks French, English and Russian fluently, and is proficient in German.

“I would like to thank Dmitry Rybolovlev and the Board of Directors for their trust. I am thrilled to join the AS Monaco as CEO and to work on achieving results resonating with the historical grandness of the Club.”
Jean-Emmanuel de Witt

“I would like to welcome Jean-Emmanuel de Witt. Jean-Emmanuel has an excellent managerial track record. During his professional career, he has achieved exceptional results through his ability to understand different cultures and business sectors. I am pleased that Jean-Emmanuel will join us to lead our Club’s operations and to further develop its activities.”
Dmitry Rybolovlev, AS Monaco President

Jean-Emmanuel de Witt will be responsible for operational management and will focus on increasing the club’s earnings. All units, with the exception of the sporting department, will report to him directly. Sporting Director Paul Mitchell will report directly to AS Monaco President Dmitry Rybolovlev.

Oleg Petrov remains a member of the Board of Directors and Vice-President, representing the Club at the Professional Football League (member of the Board of Directors), the ECA (member of the Board of Directors) and UEFA (ECA representative to the Strategic Council of Professional football).

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