Nicolas Maingot defends FIFA

Nicolas Maingot, the acting head of communications at FIFA, speaks exclusively to World Scorpio and reflects on a turbulent season for FIFA. Find out more by listening to World Scorpio tonight!

Note that as off today Walter de Gregorio, will be the new Director of Communications and Public Affairs at FIFA, as communicated by FIFA in a press release earlier in September: As of 1 October 2011, Walter De Gregorio, 46, will join FIFA as Director of Communications & Public Affairs. Nicolas Maingot, who had been Acting Director, will be his deputy. De Gregorio studied history and political philosophy, and over the last 20 years he has worked as a journalist, a columnist, and in management positions for various national and international newspapers. De Gregorio has dual Swiss-Italian nationality, has two children and lives in the Zurich area.