IIHF Council

Presidents, Vice Presidents and Council Members 2016 - 2020

The General Congress elects the President, three Vice Presidents and nine Council Members for a four-year term. The General Secretary is a non-voting member of the IIHF Council. Biographies and portraits of the new IIHF Council will follow soon.

Henrik Bach Nielsen

 Council
 Member
 (DEN)
 Biography

Igor Nemecek

 Council
 Member
 (SVK)
 Biography



Henrik Bach Nielsen   Close Biography

Born on July 12, 1966, in Herning, Denmark. Bach Nielsen served as a board member of Danish club AaB Aalborg for five years until 2005 when he was elected to the Board of the Danish Ice Hockey Association. In 2007, he was elected President of the Danish Ice Hockey Association.

Bach Nielsen was a member of the Danish Sport Confederation's Media Committee 2006-2010. In 2008, he was appointed to the IIHF Facility Committee. Bach Nielsen is educated in Political Science and has held executive positions in a major Danish broadcaster company. Currently, he is the owner and president of a real estate development company.



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