First Local Panellist and International Speaker Announced for Directors’ Club Debut in Moscow

February 4, 2015

iSportconnect is delighted to announce Mickael Vinet, Coca Cola’s Director, Marketing Assets & General Manager, 2018 FIFA World Cup and International Football Consultant Rick Parry as speakers for the inaugural Moscow Directors’ Club, in association with PwC.

Vinet is the first local panelist confirmed for the event which will make its debut in the Russian capital on 12th February.

Parry joins the Directors’ Club as an international guest speaker.

MickaelVinetMickael (pictured right) has been at Coca-Cola for 14 years and has undertaken several marketing roles at the famous brand, with particular involvement in major sporting events.

He was appointed into his current role as Director, Marketing Assets & General Manager, 2018 FIFA World Cup at Coca-Cola Export Corporation, Russia, in July 2014.

Prior to that role Mickael spent four years as the Deputy General Manager of the “Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games” project as well as previously being involved in the Rugby World Cup in France in 2007 as Coca-Cola’s sports marketing manager.

Rick Parry has been in the football industry for over 20 years, most notably spending 12 years as the Chief Executive of Liverpool Football Club and as the Chief Executive of the FA Premier League for the first six years of its existence. He is currently an international football consultant and Chairman of Bramley Corporation Ltd.

iSportconnect Directors’ Club events are exclusive, invite‐only events for board level directors who run and finance the sports industry in major cities around the world.

Each event offers an unrivalled opportunity to network with some of the most influential people in the international sports and sponsorship industries, and provides countless opportunities for debate and discussion.

This event will gather an elite group of industry players for a frank and practical discussion of the challenges and opportunities facing the Russian sports business.

iSportconnect Chairman Michael Cunnah said: “We are extremely happy to welcome Mickael and Rick to the first Directors’ Club in Moscow. They have had very different experiences in the business of sport, which should make for an interesting and insightful event.”

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