MOSCOW, May 14. /TASS/. Tomas Zorn has been appointed to the post of the director general of the Russian football club Spartak Moscow, the club’s press service announced on Tuesday.
Sergei Mikhailov, a member of the Board of Directors of the Russian financial holding company IFD Kapital Group, was appointed a deputy chairman of the Board of Directors of Spartak Moscow FC. Mikhailov is a member of the Board of Directors of Spartak since 2004.
"Mikhailov and Zorn are assuming their posts starting today," the club said in a statement. "We wish them success in their work for the benefit of the red-and-white club."
Spartak Moscow FC announced on April 26 that Vice President Nail Izmailov and Sports Director Sergei Rodionov would part with the club after the 2018/2019 season.
Izmailov has worked with Spartak Moscow FC since 2013. Besides the post of the vice president, he was also the club’s director general, after replacing Rodionov in this post in December 2018. Rodionov, who served as the director general from June 2015 to December 2018, was appointed the sports director of the club.
Tomas Zorn, 32, was born in Moscow and moved to live in Germany when he was eight years old. He runs TZS (Tomas Zorn Sportmanagment) football agency and among his clients are defender Elmir Nabiullin and midfielder Magomed Ozdoyev (both from Zenit St. Petersburg FC), Spartak Moscow FC defender Leonid Mironov, Akhmat Grozny FC goalkeeper Vitali Gudiev.
Spartak Moscow FC is currently ranked fourth in the Russian Premier League Championship with 46 points after 28 matches played. The club is playing its next match away on May 18 against Krylia Sovetov Samara FC.
Throughout its almost one century-long history, Spartak Moscow FC was 12-time USSR champion, ten-time Russia champion and is the holder of other numerous titles and trophies.