After the resignation of Chairman Andrea Agnelli and the entire board of directors on Monday, John Elkann, the CEO of Exor, the parent company which brings together, manages and controls the various businesses controlled by the Agnelli family, including Juventus party, spoke through a press release on this particular situation. “The resignation of the administrators of Juventus represents an act of responsibility, which puts the interest of society at the forefront” first commented on the new strongman of the Old Lady. John Elkann then gave details on the next deadlines awaiting the Turin club and its future leaders, including the new president Gianluca Ferrero: “the new board of directors which will be born in January will be composed of personalities of great professionalism from a technical and legal point of view, led by the president Gianluca Ferrero. Along with the other directors, he will be responsible for addressing and resolving the legal and corporate issues that are on the table today. I hope the company will be able to demonstrate that it has always done the right thing.”
Regarding the sporting aspect, the CEO of the parent company that looks after the interests of Juventus has confirmed Massimiliano Allegri as coach of the Bianconeri for the rest of the season in order to keep some stability and surf on the latest good results acquired on the pitch before the international break linked to the World Cup in Qatar. “He (Massimiliano Allegri) remains the point of reference in the Juventus sports area. We are counting on him and the whole team to keep winning as they have shown they are able to do in recent days, keeping our goals high on the pitch.” notably confided John Elkann. The new Juventus strongman then had strong words for his resigned cousin, Andrea Agnelli: “I would like to thank my cousin Andrea for giving us extraordinary emotions, which we will never forget. During these 12 years, we have gained a lot. The merit is above all his own, as well as the women and men who, under his leadership, achieved memorable goals. Our history speaks of victories and gives us the strength we need in these times. With the support and love of our fans, we have the opportunity to build an extraordinary future.” A page in the history of the Old Lady is indeed turning in Turin as a new cycle has just begun.