The pair supporting the new president of the LFP, Vincent Labrune, is now known, with the official appointment, as announced, this Monday of Mathieu Ficot as deputy general manager, four days after that of the executive general manager, Arnaud Rouger. Both men were already working in the Professional Football League before this promotion.
He was “in charge of media and marketing activities”
Successor of Didier Quillot, Rouger held the post of director of competitions between 2003 and September 2020. As for his number 2, he was “In charge of the media and marketing activities of the LFP since 2013”, specifies a press release from the authority. “Mathieu Ficot will have the particular mission of continuing the economic development in France and internationally of the competitions organized by the LFP”, is it written.
“After the success of the call for applications for domestic rights, we must work on new challenges to successfully transform French professional football and continue its development in France and internationally”, Labrune said, quoted in the statement.