Del Nero, currently president of Brazilian club Figueirense, will take up his position in 2015 having been elected unopposed on Wednesday.
He will take over from incumbent Jose Maria Marin - who had held the position since 2012 and is the man responsible for delivering this year's FIFA World Cup.
Del Nero, the current vice president, promised "administrative continuity" on being handed the post.
"In all these years, as a sports director, ...
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