Gerhard Aigner

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Gerhard Aigner
Born (1943-09-01) 1 September 1943 (age 74)
Nationality German
Known for Chairman of Euro-Sportring
Title General Secretary/CEO of UEFA
Term 1989–2003
Predecessor Hans Bangerter
Successor Lars-Christer Olsson

Gerhard Aigner (born 1 September 1943 in Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany) is a retired football executive. Aigner became in 1989 General Secretary of UEFA.[1] The position of the General Secretary was renamed to Chief Executive in 1999. He retired from the post at the end of 2003.[2]

Since 2006, Gerhard Aigner was a board member of Euro-Sportring and in 2010 he became the chairman. Euro-Sportring is a non-profit foundation that organizes international sports tournaments in Europe, particularly for youth teams of amateur clubs.[3]

Aigner is an honorary member of the UEFA.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Aigner special: Dynamic duo on UEFA.COM". Retrieved 2018-08-16. 
  2. ^ "Aigner ticks off 'shopping list' football". 2004. Retrieved 2018-08-16. 
  3. ^ "The Board". Euro-Sportring. Archived from the original on 11 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-11. 
  4. ^ (2014-01-02). "Honorary members - About UEFA - Inside UEFA –". Retrieved 2018-08-16. 
Preceded by
Hans Bangerter
UEFA General Secretary
Succeeded by
Gerhard Aigner
Preceded by
Gerhard Aigner
UEFA Chief Executive
Succeeded by
Lars-Christer Olsson