The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) appointed its first director on Tuesday with the designation the architect louis rose for a position that includes overseeing new construction projects.
Rosa worked in the organizing committees of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro. She was also involved in architectural projects for this year’s World Cup in Qatar.
Rosa, 33, will be tasked with creating 15 development centers with money earned by Brazil when it hosted the 2014 World Cup. She will also oversee the expansion of the Granja Comary venue, where the Brazilian team is preparing to play. international matches and World Cups, according to the website globoesporte.
CBF President Ednaldo Rodrigues said that Rosa’s promotion to Director of Assets would act as an incentive for others. “The hope is that this will serve as an incentive for everyone who works here and show that we are following their work and looking to give them more opportunities,” Rodrigues said.
His appointment comes almost a year after the organization’s ethics committee remove the former president of the CBF after allegations that he sexually harassed female employees. Rogerio Caboclo denied the charges.