Andrea Agnelli is an Italian businessman and chairman of Italian football club Juventus F.C. Since 2012, he has also served as Executive Member and Chairman of the European Club Association, and was also appointed to the UEFA Executive Committee since 2015. He is a member of the industrialist Agnelli family.
Agnelli is the son of late Juventus F.C. chairman and senator of the Italian Republic Umberto Agnelli, CEO of FIAT from 1970 to 1976, and Donna Allegra Caracciolo di Castagneto, first cousin of Marella Agnelli.
Andrea was the last male member of the family to carry the Agnelli surname until the birth of his son Giacomo. He studied at St Clare’s in Oxford England, and then at Bocconi University in Milan.
After university, Agnelli started his career in the business world in England and France at companies including Iveco and Auchan Hypermarché. He also spent several years in Switzerland working in marketing and development for Ferrari Idea S.A. and Lausanne-based Philip Morris International.
In May 2010 he was appointed Chairman of the board of directors of Juventus by his first cousin John Elkann, becoming the fourth member of the Agnelli family to run the football club after his father, his uncle and his grandfather.
Despite entering the job during a period when the club was still dealing with the aftermath of the infamous Calciopoli scandal, he is credited with overseeing the club’s transition into the new stadium and balancing their finances in wake of the ongoing recession ravaging Italy.
One of his first acts as new chairman was to appoint Sampdoria duo Giuseppe Marotta as Director of Sport and Luigi Delneri as new coach.
On 22 May 2011, Agnelli appointed former captain and fan favourite Antonio Conte as the new manager of Juventus, replacing Delneri. The same season Juventus won the first scudetto undefeated under Agnelli. Since then, Juventus won nine scudetti in a row as of 2019–20, a record in Serie A, including four Coppa Italia titles in a row since 2014–15.
On 8 September 2015, Agnelli was re-elected as a member of the European Club Association executive board, a position he has held since 2012. He was also appointed by the executive board to join the UEFA Executive Committee on behalf of the association, to represent its 220 member clubs alongside re-elected chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge for 2015–17.
In April 2021, Agnelli resigned from his positions as ECA chairman and UEFA Executive Committee, becoming a vice-chairman of The Super League.
n 27 August 2005 he married Emma Winter in a Roman Catholic ceremony in Villar Perosa at the church of San Pietro in Vincoli.
The couple have two children: Baya Agnelli and Giacomo Dai Agnelli.
Andrea Agnelli net worth is $19.1 billion. He is one of the wealthiest football club owners in the world.
Agnelli was chairman of the European Club Association – a body which represents 232 football clubs. On Friday, acting seemingly on their behalf, Agnelli, who was also a member of Uefa’s influential Executive Committee, agreed to all of the discussed Champions League reforms.
his family is one of the most important families in Europe. They are currently running Exor holding, Fiat industries, Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, New Holland.