L’americano Tony Podesta nominato presidente del consiglio di amministrazione della Fholding, la finanziaria che tratta l’acquisizione del 50% delle quote del Foggia Calcio e che ha già firmato un preliminare. A comunicarlo, in una nota scritta in inglese, è lo stesso Podesta. “I partner di Fholding nel Foggia Calcio includono investitori statunitensi e mediorientali. Mr. Podesta crede fermamente nel potenziale dell’investimento e in particolare nel branding, nel marketing e in innumerevoli benefici nello sviluppo di talenti nostrani in vendita sul mercato internazionale”, si legge nel comunicato giunto alla nostra redazione.
Nel Frattempo, Raffaello Follieri, nominato amministratore unico della Fholding, dichiara che “Tony Podesta ha una visione unica per Fholding e, data la sua vasta conoscenza dei mercati emergenti, e il suo contributo annuncia un momento emozionante e innovativo per le imprese che abbiamo costruito fino ad oggi”. Di seguito la nota integrale.
DUBAI, 8 January 2018
Fholding Ltd. and its parent company Fholding UAE, recently elected Anthony Podesta as its new Chairman of the Board and announced key global leadership changes further designed to further its core business and accelerate a strategic shift to capitalize on new opportunities. Podesta’s focus shall be to sharpen operational execution across the global businesses to further enhance performance, develop innovative go-to market strategies, modernize Fholding’s present businesses while decisively addressing efficiencies and transforming the company to meet tomorrow’s challenges in emerging markets.
Mr. Podesta, 73, an attorney has a long track record as the founder of Podesta Group, and remains one of the United States most influential public advocates, succeeds former Chairman and founder Raffaello Follieri who has become the CEO of Fholding UAE and Fholding LTD. According to Podesta, “Raffaello Follieri is a true visionary who brings a unique, multi-cultural leadership that we expect to unlock the potential of our strategic partners in the Middle East, Europe and Asia which shall create value for our shareholders”.
“I have developed a deep appreciation for Raffaello’s vision and look forward to working with him and the team during this transformative period”. According to Follieri, “Tony Podesta has a unique outlook for Fholding and given his vast knowledge of emerging markets his recent appointment heralds an exciting and innovative time for the businesses that we have built to date”.
On 30 November 2017, Fholding Ltd. executed a preliminary agreement to acquire fifty-percent of Italian soccer team Calcio Foggia from the Sannella Group, SRL. Fholding’s partners in Foggia Calcio include U.S. and Middle Eastern investors. Mr. Podesta strongly believes in the potential of the investment and especially in the branding, marketing, and innumerable benefits in developing homegrown talent for sale in the international marketplace. Fholding Ltd. is in the following sectors; oil, natural gas, shipping, sports, media and real estate development.
Fonte – Telefoggiatv.it