FIFA's director of communications quits

BY foxsports • December 8, 2009

FIFA's director of communications Hans Klaus has quit football's world governing body following a dispute over strategy.

Klaus, who previously worked for Switzerland's justice ministry and the defunct national carrier Swissair, only took on the role in May 2008.

FIFA announced Tuesday that the organization and Klaus agreed to "part company" because of "contrasting perspectives on communications strategy."

Head of media Nicolas Maingot will take on Klaus' duties temporarily.