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Aymeric Magne is appointed new CEO of ESTAC Troyes

City Football Group are delighted to announce the designation of Aymeric Magne as Chief Executive Officer of ESTAC Troyes. As a main figure in the direction of the club, he will be in charge of the management and development of SASP ESTAC including the sportive and the administrative services.

Aymeric Magne has nearly 20 years of experience in the world of sport and entertainment, both in France and overseas. He started his career developping projects for sports stadiums, including some of the most well-known football grounds in France. As part of his professional experience, Aymeric was the Project Director of Lagardère Sport for major sports facilities and international sporting events, to be promoted later on CEO Brazil and LATAM of the company, where he was part of the creation of offices in Latin America, as well as the strategy and the development of the group's activities. He was also involved in the organization of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Aymeric Magne returned to France in 2018 to join Disney group, taking on the Events Department at Disneyland Paris. In charge of strategy, development and event operations, he was the initiator of many innovative experiential projects, particularly in sports, eSports, music and entertainment events.

With a strong managerial experience, benefiting from positions of high responsibility at national and international level, Aymeric Magne perfectly crystallizes the ambitions of structural, commercial, sporting and fan experience development for ESTAC Troyes.

Ferran Soriano (CEO of Manchester City and City Football Group) :

"We are delighted to welcome Aymeric to the City Football Group, joining ESTAC as CEO. We have taken great care in choosing the right person for the project in Troyes.

Aymeric has extensive local and international experience, his knowledge of French football will undoubtedly be helpful to the group. I am looking forward to working with him to help deliver on our plans for ESTAC."

Simon Cliff (President of ESTAC) :

"It is a real satisfaction to be able to rely on a profile such as that of Aymeric, to develop ESTAC within CFG. He will embody the face of the club on a daily basis and will be the privileged executive relay to the board of directors. He will supervise the administrative and sporting sides with the mission of structurally developing the club, while relying on the shared skills of the group.

At Troyes, he will be able to rely on the extremely competent and high-quality teams on site.

We welcome Aymeric to Troyes, and I invite all the stakeholders of the club to give him the best welcome and support him in his new functions."

Aymeric Magne (CEO of ESTAC) :

"It is a huge honor to be able to join ESTAC, which is part of one of the most serious, structured and innovative projects in football through the City Football Group, making it possible to offer ambitious perspectives for the club .

ESTAC is a historic French football club, located in a very dynamic city of Troyes, which we will have to be about growing and shining at the national level.

I would like to thank the City Football Group for the confidence it has shown in me to carry out this project, and I will, from now, prepare the next season with the ESTAC teams, with the objective to register in a sustainable way the ESTAC in the elite of French football.

The club is fortunate to be able to rely on very competent teams, both sportingly and administratively, who have participated in the development of a club which today enjoys a very good image."

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