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



Juraj Siroky

 Council
 Member
 (SVK)
 Biography

Christer Englund

 Council
 Member
 (SWE)
 Biography



Juraj Siroky  Close Biography


Born on December, 29, 1953 in Kosice, Czechoslovakia. In 1994 he became the vice-president of HC Slovan Harvard Bratislava. Was elected president of this club in 1998 and later also president of the Slovak Ice Hockey Federation, for which position he was re-elected in 2002. Since 2001 he is a member of the Sport Council of the Slovak Olympic Committee. His IIHF career began in 1999 in the Development Committee, since 2002 he his also a member of the Championship Structure Committee. Juraj Siroky was working for the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of former Czechoslovakia in the 80s and was also employed at the Czechoslovakian embassy in Washington, USA.



Henrik Bach Nielsen

 Council
 Member
 (DEN)
 Biography

Igor Nemecek

 Council
 Member
 (SVK)
 Biography



Luc Tardif

 Council
 Member
 (FRA)
 Biography

Vladislav Tretiak

 Council
 Member
 (RUS)
Biography



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