Didier Quillot to become new GM of French football
The appointment, which was announced by the LFP administrative board, will become official when current director general Jean-Pierre Hughes retires.
Quillot, who has extensive experience in sports management and governance, beat former Paris Saint-Germain chairman Robin Leproux to the role, with the administrative board declaring it was a ‘tight’ race.
Quillot’s first task in his new job will be to secure future TV rights agreements for Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 for coming seasons.
The news comes as current LFP president Frédéric Thiriez declared he would not be running for another term, after nearly 14 years of presidency.
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