IIHF Council

Presidents, Vice Presidents and Council Members 2012 - 2016

The General Congress elects the President, three Vice Presidents and seven Council Members for a four or five-year term. The General Secretary is a non-voting member of the IIHF Council. Click on the links below for biographies of the council members.

René Fasel

 President
 (SUI)
 Biography

Horst Lichtner

 General
 Secretary 
 (GER)
 Biography



Kalervo Kummola

 Vice President
 (FIN)
 Biography

Bob Nicholson

 Vice President
 (CAN)
 Biography



Thomas Wu

 Vice President
 (HKG)
 Biography

Beate Grupp

 Council
 Member
 (GER)
 Biography



Zsuzsanna Kolbenheyer

 Council
 Member
 (HUN)
 Biography

Frank Gonzalez

 Council
 Member
 (ESP)
Biography



Christer Englund

 Council
 Member
 (SWE)
 Biography

Tony Rossi

 Council
 Member
 (USA)
 Biography



Alexander Medvedev

 Council
 Member
 (RUS)
Biography

Tony Rossi

 Council
 Member
 (USA)
 Biography



Alexander Medvedev  Close Biography


Born on August 14, 1955. Medvedev’s hockey background is primarily based in his native Russia where he is a Chairman of the Board of Directors of the SKA St. Petersburg hockey club. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of the Russian Ice Hockey Association and a member of the Organizing Committee of the new Open Russian Hockey League (KHL). In the business world, Medvedev is well-known as Deputy Chairman of Gazprom. Medvedev was elected to his post as an IIHF Councilor since 2008.



Luc Tardif

 Council
 Member
 (FRA)
 Biography

Vladislav Tretiak

 Council
 Member
 (RUS)
Biography



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