APPIANO GENTILE - “It’s both a pleasure and honour to welcome Credit Agricole as a new member of our family here today,” said CEO Alessandro Antonello as he announced the partnership between FC Internazionale Milano and Credit Agricole.
“We’ve signed a three-year partnership. Credit Agricole will become the banking partner not just for our season-ticket holders but also the bank of reference for our fans. This will allow enhancement of Nerazzurri passion even further. We’re speaking about of the top 10 banking groups across the world, present in 49 countries and with 52 million clients. Bringing us together is a value-driven system, internationality, attention to young people and their development, respect for tradition, keeping an eye on innovation, and commitment to social issues. We are sure that with this partnership, the two brands can have a bond that will guarantee success.”
Meanwhile, Giampiero Maioli, Senior Country Officer for Crédit Agricole had this to say: “We’re very happy with this agreement, which is the latest step in the development of our group and affirmation of our brand. This deal is not a coincidence. Inter’s tradition and respect for values will us closer to the sport. Inter is at the heart of Milan, where we are investing a lot. We’ve worked hard to reach this point.”
Vice-president Javier Zanetti was also pleased with the partnership: “I am delighted that we’ve made it here. It is a special day for me. I’ve known Giampiero Maioli for more than 10 years due to his passion for Inter. I know the professionalism and seriousness of this group, who were the first international group in Italy. I am sure that this path that we’ll take together will be a great success, because we share the same values and ambition.”
Lastly, Coach Luciano Spalletti was also present to take photos with the club’s new partners: “We are convinced that everyone at Crédit Agricole will give us their support. We have a past full of important sponsors, therefore, having Credit Agricole by our side will enrich us. Our hope is to achieve further results and we’re really happy to start on this path together.”