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Anthony Di Pietro
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Di Pietro addresses the audience at a Melbourne Victory Function
Born (1969-02-15) 15 February 1969 (age 55)
Frankston, Victoria, Australia
Nationality Australian
Occupation Businessman
CEO and Director of Premier Fresh Australia (2003–)
Chairman of Melbourne Victory FC (2011–2023)
Known for Chairman of Melbourne Victory FC

Anthony Di Pietro (born 15 February 1969) is a businessman from Melbourne, Australia. Di Pietro is most known for his long standing chairmanship of Melbourne Victory FC. Alongside sport, Di Pietro is also the Chief Executive Officer and a board member of industry leading fruit & vegetable producers and marketers, Premier Fresh Australia.

Early life and education

Di Pietro is a University of Melbourne alumni holding a Bachelor of Commerce degree and has delivered the occasional address to the graduating students in the university's Business and Economics faculty.


Di Pietro is Group CEO of Premier Fresh Australia.

The company's farming and marketing enterprises cover all major Australian markets. It has farming operations in Queensland, the Northern Territory, South Australia, and Goulburn Valley Victoria.

Di Pietro voiced his advocacy for an 'Australian-led Asian food boom' and was a key participant in the Victorian Government's 2013 Food Trade initiatives into Asia.

Melbourne Victory FC

Melbourne Victory Chairman Anthony Di Pietro with Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat
Di Pietro alongside Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium in October 2013

Di Pietro was appointed to the Board of Melbourne Victory FC in 2006 during its formative years and became chairman in January 2011, until June 2023.

Di Pietro oversaw a number of key achievements, including the men's history making trophy treble in 2015 (Championship, Premiership and FFA Cup) and the 2017–18 Championship,as well as winning the Australia Cup titles in 2015 and 2021. Di Pietro also oversaw Victory’s women’s team win the Premiership in 2018–19 and three Championships including back to back titles in 2020–21 and 2021–22, making Melbourne Victory FC one of the most successful clubs in A-Leagues history.

Di Pietro oversaw the visit of European heavyweights Liverpool in July 2013 attracting a record crowd for a football (soccer) match of 95,446 people at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, as well as hosting Juventus in 2016 and Manchester United in 2022.

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