Brian Porteous elected as IOF President

Posted on | July 20, 2012 | Category: News

Brian Porteous (to the left) was today elected as IOF President. Åke Jacobson, IOF President 2004-2012 was appointed IOF Honorary President. Photo: Pirjo Valjanen

At the 2012 IOF General Assembly today, Brian Porteous, Great Britain has been elected IOF President for the coming 2-year Congress period. He takes the place of Åke Jacobson, Sweden who has retired from the post today.

The three Vice Presidents elected are Michael Dowling, Australia, Leho Haldna, Estonia and Astrid Waaler Kaas, Norway.

The following have been elected to the IOF Council: Owe Fredholm, Sweden; Tatiana Kalenderoglu, Turkey; Timo Ritakallio, Finland; Niklaus Suter, Switzerland; Maria Silvia Viti, Italy; Ting-wang ‘Dominic’ Yue, Hong Kong; Laszlo Zentai, Hungary.

In recognition of his service to the IOF in many capacities over many years, Åke Jacobson was proposed as an IOF Honorary President and this was accepted by the meeting by acclaim. Only Sue Harvey, Great Britain, has previously received this honour.

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