Businessman

Gino Pozzo – Watford FC

When it comes to business, especially tool making and sports franchises, the Pozzo family knows quite a bit about it. Gino Pozzo owns Watford FC a football club in UK and is also an entrepreneur. And Gino’s mother had a strong connection to another soccer team, Udinese Calcio FC. Indeed, the Pozzo family has continued to be loyal to the Udinese Calcio football club for a long time.

Watford FC was founded in 1898. And the football club is also based out of Watford, Hertfordshire, UK. Watford FC is a team that’s part of the Premier League, which is considered an elite level for football league systems in the UK.

And not long ago, Gino Pozzo was given an offer for a share of Watford FC. Prolific Media Holdings, which is a media company that is headquartered in New York wanted to buy a percentage of the football club. And not more than five years ago, Gino Pozzo purchased this football club for 500 thousand pounds.

The Pozzo family first got into the world of football club ownership began with Gianpaolo Pozzo buying Udinese Calcio FC in 1986. Due to money that was made due to the Pozzo family’s tool-making business, they were able to have the money to buy the Udinese Calcio football club.

Besides getting Watford FC into a winning position, Gino Pozzo has worked his magic touch when it comes to hatching a model of football club ownership that is based on a scouting-driven model. This model that Gino Pozzo maintains is a unique approach because it solidifies the reputation of success that Watford FC has had since Gino worked for Udinese Calcio in 1993. His status for turning football clubs around has not gone unnoticed.

Although Gino Pozzo has gained a large amount of recognition as Watford FC’s owner, there have been many high-profile people involved with the club like Sir Elton John. A lifelong fan of Watford, John became the president of Watford in 1973 and then chairman in the latter part of the ’70s. John is an honorary life president of Pozzo’s club.

Find out more about Gino: https://www.revolvy.com/page/Giampaolo-Pozzo

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