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Houston billionaire named chairman of Houston World Cup Bid Committee

bizjournals Thursday, 10 January 2019
The Houston World Cup Bid Committee tapped local billionaire and philanthropist John Arnold as its chairman. In this volunteer role, Arnold will now work with Houston World Cup Bid Committee president Chris Canetti in developing a strategy to ensure that Houston hosts World Cup matches in 2026. Canetti works full-time in his president role and said that he is in the process of hiring the rest of the bid committee. Arnold, an ardent soccer fan himself, told the Houston Business Journal that he…
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