Roma appoints president during DiBenedetto delay
Unicredit lawyer Roberto Cappelli has been appointed president
of the Roma soccer club following delays in the takeover by Boston
executive Thomas DiBenedetto.
A group of American investors led by DiBenedetto signed a deal
in April to take over the club, but the change hasn’t been approved
by Roma’s board of directors.
Roma says in a statement that it also made former Lecce CEO
Claudio Fenucci CEO, and gave the new executive board powers to run
the club – essentially ending the Sensi family’s 18-year reign at
DiBenedetto hopes to become president by the end of the