Walter De Gregorio has decided to relinquish his office with immediate effect as Director of Communications & Public Affairs.
Mr De Gregorio joined FIFA on 14 September 2011 and will serve FIFA on a consultancy basis until the end of this year.
His Deputy Nicolas Maingot will resume the role ad interim.
“Walter has worked incredibly hard for the past four years and we are immensely grateful for all he has done. I am glad we will be able to continue to draw on his expertise until the end of the year,” said FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke.