Marina Granovskaia is a Russian-Canadian business executive currently serving as the director of Chelsea F.C. She has also served as chief assistant to Roman Abramovich for over ten years.
Marina Granovskaia’s exit from Chelsea not certain despite Roman Abramovich selling the club
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia could decide to end her 20-year association with Roman Abramovich to remain at the club under their new ownership structure.
Marina Granovskaia who has been nicknamed the most powerful woman in football could remain at Chelsea beyond the departure of Roman Abramovich despite their ‘long and close relationship’.
Listed as a director by the Blues, Granovskaia runs the daily football operation from her Stamford Bridge office and oversees both incoming and outgoing managers and players.
With Abramovich announcing his intention to sell the club earlier this week and interested parties asked to submit bids before March 15 – the future of Granovskaia has been pondered.
However, the latest reports suggest that there is a slim chance that the Russian-Canadian business executive will remain in west London – which would come as a boost to Thomas Tuchel.
The Telegraph reports that groups interested in the purchase of the club would be open to the idea of Granovskaia remaining in an important role after Chelsea changes hands.
Along with chairman Bruce Buck, many might’ve assumed that Granovskaia would move on to leave the club’s leadership structure to the new owners.
Marina Granovskaia Age, Family, Early Life
Granovskaia was born on 13 January 1975(age 47), in Russia and is a dual Russian and Canadian national. She holds the nationality of Russian and is of mixed ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. She is of average structure, she stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Marina graduated in 1997 from Moscow State University with honors and the same year started her career at Sibneft, the oil company formerly owned by Roman Abramovich. She later specialized in music and dance.
The information about her parents is still unknown and also about her siblings.
Marina Granovskaia’s Net Worth, How much does she earn?
As mentioned in The Sports Grail, Marina Granovskaia is rumored to have a net worth of $1.9 billion. However, the data has not been confirmed by authentic sources yet.
Marina Granovakaia Husband, What about her relationship?
Moving on to her relationship status, the beautiful director is very private about her personal life since no record of her relationship is available to the public.
Marina Granovakaia’s career, what is her profession?
In 2003, she moved to London, when Abramovich bought Chelsea. She has also worked for Millhouse Capital, another company owned by Abramovich She later became involved in transfers and contractual dealings for Chelsea, becoming the representative of the owner at the club in 2010, then joining the Chelsea board in June 2013. In 2014, she was promoted to the chief executive of the club. The Times stated that the promotion made her the “most powerful woman in football.”
Her task of managing transfers sometimes put her at odds with managers who had their own ideas of whom to sell or buy during the transfer window. She has also been responsible for brokering the team’s sponsorship deal with Nike, which will fund £60m per year to the club until 2032.
She has been described as ‘The Iron Lady’ and she is considered one of the best club directors in world football. In 2018, Forbes ranked her Number 5 in their “Most Powerful Women in International Sports” list.
Marina Granovskaia received the Best Club Director in European football award at the Golden Boy Awards on 13 December 2021.
Is she available on any kind of social media platform?
Body Appearance of Marina Granovskaia‘s Height, Weight
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