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Michael Bolingbroke

CEO, Inter Milan Football Club


Mike Bolingbroke JEMBA2001 is CEO of Inter Milan Football Club, a role he has held since July 2014. As CEO Michael is based in Milan where his scope of responsibilities span the entire business, both on and off the pitch, and he is charged with revitalising one of the jewels in the crown of Italian football.


Prior to joining Inter Milan, Michael was COO at Manchester United FC, a position he held seven years. His remit covered ticketing, hospitality, match and non-match day operations, club secretarial functions, property management and corporate services.


Prior to working in football, Michael spent six years as Senior Vice-President, Shows, at Cirque du Soleil, where he managed strategy, profitability and operations for the global business. Earlier in his career, he was a Senior-Vice President, Operations, at The Jim Henson Organisation. Michael’s first role was as an audit manager at PwC and he is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. His BA degree is from Reading University. Michael has lived and worked in Canada, the US, Holland, Italy and the UK.


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