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Entry in the IOC 1998
Country AUT (Austria)
Born 04 November 1935
Master of Business Administration (1958), Doctor’s degree (1961), Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria)

Head of the Austrian Student’s Association (1957-1960); Institute for Applied Social and Economic Research (1961-1966); General Manager of the Austrian Economics Society (1967); Economic Advisor to the Austrian Prime Minister (Federal Chancellor) (1964-1967); General Manager (1968-2007) then Vice-President of the Supervisory Board (2007-2011) of Casinos Austria; President of the Management Board of the Austrian lotteries (1986-2007); President of the Board of Directors (1991-2007), President (2007-2010) then regular Member of the Supervisory Board (2010-2011) of Casinos Austria International; Vice-President of the Supervisory Board of Austrian Lotteries (2007-2011); Member of several boards in Austria; Honorary Senator of the Vienna University of Economics and Business, and of the University of Salzburg

Sports practised
Tennis, running, skiing, hiking, waterski

Sports administration
Vice-President of the Austrian Sports Aid Foundation (1981-2009); President (1990-2009) then Board Member (2009-) of the Austrian National Olympic Committee; Board Member of Special Olympics Austria and the Austrian Paralympic Committee and of several Austrian sports federations

Various economic publications

Awards and distinctions
Honorary decorations of the Republic of Austria, other countries, various Austrian States, communities, organisations and federations of sports; Olympic Order, Silver (2014)

IOC History
Member of the IOC from 1998 to 2014; Honorary Member since 2014; Member the following Commissions: Finance (2000-2014), Audit Committee (2006-2012); Ethics (2009-2012)