Barcelona has appointed Ferran Reverter as the club’s new CEO.
A statement on their website said that Reverter will report directly to the club’s Board and its president, Joan Laporta.
He replaces Óscar Grau, who served under the previous president Josep Maria Bartomeu, prior to his resignation.
About Ferran Reverter
According to the club, Reverter holds a degree in economics from the Pompeu Fabra University, which he followed up with a management development program at the IESE Business School of the University of Navarra.
Reverter was recruited as the new CEO on the back of his work as Executive Director of German multinational MediaMarktSaturn RetailGroup from October 2018 till now.
Before that, he was Director of Operations at the same company for four years.
He entered MediaMark in July 2002 as head of new technology purchasing, and then managed the store in Mataró, serving in various roles before becoming Executive Director of MediaMarkt Iberia from July 2013 to September 2018, after which he moved to the company headquarters in Ingolstadt.
Reverter’s business career began with the family firm called Manufacturas River, for which he was sales manager until November 2000.