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(Cnn in Spanish) – This Tuesday, the French Grand Slam, Roland-Garros, reported through a statement that the Board of Tennis Grand Slams has chosen Ugo Valensi as the new executive director. Valensi will be part of the strategic relationship leadership for the Grand Slams: Australian Open, Roland Garros, The Championships, Wimbledom and the US Open.
The 39-year-old Frenchman comes from the Lagardère Sports & Entertainment marketing agency where he was CEO.
The Grand Slam Board is the representative body for the four Grand Slam tournaments in tennis: the Australian Open, Roland-Garros, the Championship, Wimbledon and the US Open. It is made up of the presidents and CEOs of the four Grand Slams and the president of the International Tennis Federation.
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“It is an honor and a privilege to join the Grand Slams, four of the most iconic organizations in the world of sport, and I am delighted with this unique opportunity. I look forward to working with Grand Slam teams, all tennis communities and stakeholders and contributing to the future direction of the Grand Slams, ”said Valensi.
The Grand Slam Roland-Garros will be held in Paris from May 17 to June 6.