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Lausanne, Switzerland, December 8, 2016 – The FIVB Board of Administration this week confirmed the composition of its Executive Committee, which includes two minority gender members who were elected to the Board of Administration at the FIVB Congress in October this year.

The Executive Committee now comprises:
• the FIVB President;
• the five Presidents of the Continental Confederations;
• the two gender in minority members of the FIVB Board of Administration;
• Five members, one per the Continental Confederation, proposed to the FIVB Board of Administration by the FIVB President.

Morocco Volleyball Federation President Bouchra Hajij and former Indonesia Olympic Committee President Rita Subowo – who won the election for the gender-in-minority positions in October – join the following members of the Executive Committee:

FIVB Executive Committee
Dr. Ary S. Graça Fo – BRA – FIVB President
Mr Cristóbal Marte Hoffiz– DOM – First Executive Vice President
Mr Aleksandar Boričić – SRB – Second Executive Vice President
Mr Roberto Escobar Gonzalez – PAR – Treasurer

Dr. Saleh Bin Nasser – KSA
Dr. Amr Elwani – EGY
Dr. Rafael Lloreda – COL
Mrs Rita Subowo – INA
Mrs Bouchra Hajij – MAR
Mr Habu A Gumel – NGR
Mr Essa Hamzah Al Failakawi – KUW
Mrs Marta Centeno O. de Sajche – GUA
Mr Renato Arena – ITA

Coopted Members

Mr Kenji Kimura – JPN
Mr Carlo Magri – ITA
Mr Stav Jacobi – SUI

The Board also welcome 10 new members, who were elected by the General Assembly of their respective Confederations in 2015:

Mr Glenn Quinlan (SKN)
Mr Achilleas Mavromatis (GRE)
Mr Ozkan Mutlugil (TUR)
Mr Hugh Graham (COK)
Mr Michel Everaert (NED)
Mr Lubor Halanda (SVK)
Mr Houkba Gougam (ALG)
Mr Ibrahim Abdul Malik Mohammed (UAE)
Mr Mohammadreza Davarzani (IRI)

The FIVB Board of Administration is responsible for the overall management of the FIVB, overseeing the work of the Confederations National Federations, Commissions and Councils and appoints officials including members of the Executive Committee.

As per the decision of the FIVB World Congress, the FIVB Board of Administration also decided on the creation of an Ad-Hoc Commission to investigate the governance of the sport of volleyball in the Philippines. The board consequently approved the terms of reference and the creation of the Commission, to include Mr Jaime Lamboy (PUR), Chairperson of the Commission and Mr Tomohiro Tohyama (JPN) and Mr Vasavan Samuel (RSA).

FIVB Board of Administration

Mr. Saúl CASTRO VERDUGO (MEX)
Mr. Shanrit WONGPRASERT (THA)
Mr. Stanislav SHEVCHENKO (RUS)
Mr. Julio Cesar PEREZ ALFARO (URU)
Mr. Miroslaw PRZEDPELSKI (POL)
Mr. Louis TIMBA (CMR)
Mr. Yi CAI (CHN)
Mr. Mushtaque MOHAMMED (TTO)
Mr. Marco Tullio TEIXEIRA (BRA)
Mr. Glenn QUINLAN (SKN)
Mr. Achilleas MAVROMATIS (GRE)
Mr. Özkan MUTLUGIL (TUR)
Mr. Hugh GRAHAM (COK)
Mr. Michel EVERAERT (NED)
Mr. Lubor HALANDA (SVK)
Mr. Hanno PEVKUR (EST)
Mr. Houkba GOUGAM (ALG)
Mr. Ibrahim A. Malik MOHAMMED (UAE)
Mr. Mohammadreza DAVARZANI (IRI)

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