Collecchio, 13 April 2021 – Parma Calcio 1913 can confirm that their organizational chart will be updated with a new member. Javier Ribalta will become the new Managing Director – Sport of the Club.

Born in Barcelona on 14 September 1980, Javier began his career in football as a scout at Torino and then at AC Milan. What followed were spells as Head of Scouting with Novara, Juventus and Manchester United, before he became Sporting Director at Zenit St. Petersburg.

Javier will officially begin his time at the Club starting from 19 April 2021 and we want to wish him a warm welcome on behalf of President Kyle Krause and all of Parma Calcio, and we wish him all the best in his new role.