Gino Pozzo is one of the remarkable club owners in England. He built his brand by buying lower division clubs and helping them to reach the upper division. Gino currently owns Watford Football club based in the United Kingdom. Gino is one of the high profile personalities in the European sports arena. His passion for football started in his childhood due to the influence of his parents, Giuliana and Gianpaolo Pozzo. His father bought Udinese Football club in 1986 and closed the family’s tool making venture to concentrate in football fully. The family has interests in electrical business in Spain as well as engaging in finance and property mergers and acquisitions.
Guilana Pozzo is the cousin to one of the former Udinese cousins. Gino Pozzo made his debut to football by entering the Udinese payroll immediately he graduated from Harvard in 1993. However, the Italian football enthusiast relocated to Spain and lived in Barcelona for two decades. In 2013, Gino moved to London together with his Catalan wife and their three children. He intended to concentrate on the full management of his club, Watford.
Besides Udinese, he played a critical role in the acquisition of Granada Football club in 2009. The club was battling a 12 million pounds debt. It also had trouble climbing from the third division. However, the club rose to Primera Liga from Sekunda B in two years after acquisition after remaining in the dark for 35 years.
According to Scott Duxbury, the Watford club’s chief executive, Gino Pozzo follows the family’s team management skill. He invests heavily on hiring process of coaches and players. However, the club never recruits a new coach in the middle of the season. Pozzo manages the club from his office located in Vicarage Road, but he ensures he is available on the ground to monitor the players’ progress
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Vijay Eswaran is a world-renowned entrepreneur who doubles up as a prolific motivational speaker and a philanthropist. Vijay Eswaran also is a highly experienced economist who hails as the founder and current head at the QI Group of Companies.
The firm forms part of a multinational conglomerate which places different interests in the fields of real estate, direct selling, retail, education and hospitality. The services offered by the QI Group are spread across over 30 countries.
The firm was formed back in 1998 with its focus in various sectors such as media, travel, luxury products, training, telecommunications, wellness and corporate investments. Currently, the firm has spread with regional offices in Singapore, Hong Kong AND Malaysia.
As an accomplished entrepreneur, Vijay Eswaran also reigns as an author of the fast-selling book entitled In the Sphere of Silence. Mr. Eswaran holds a record of six best-selling books in his arsenal inclusive of the latest addition dubbed the Two Minutes from the Abyss.
Another feather in the cap of Vijay Eswaran is his role as the chairman at the University Council of Quest International University Perak which was created in alliance with the State Government of Perak.
Among the number of accolades held by Vijay Eswaran includes the International Leader in Global Business Strategies by the Global Organization. He also holds the special award for Education Entrepreneurship and Leadership during the 18th edition of the Malaysian Education Summit.
Part of his philanthropic efforts includes the strong support for the RHYTHM Foundation together with the Vijayaratnam Foundation. He is among the Forbes Asia’s List of the highly coveted award for the Heroes of Philanthropy and Lifetime Achievement Award during the Chinese Economic Forum.
Through the Foundation, Vijay Eswaran works with the local and international NGOs in developments in the community as well as youth and women empowerment as well as child mentoring and special education.