Gerhard Aigner

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Gerhard Aigner
Born (1943-09-01) 1 September 1943 (age 73)
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. The position of the General Secretary was renamed to Chief Executive in 1999. He retired from the post at the end of 2003.[1]

Since 2006 Gerhard Aigner is a board member of Euro-Sportring; since 2010 he is the chairman. Euro-Sportring is a non-profit foundation that organizes international sports tournaments in Europe, particularly for youth teams of amateur clubs. [2]


  1. ^ "2000-2007: Moving into the future". UEFA. 1 July 2005. Retrieved 13 February 2010. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "The Board". Euro-Sportring. Archived from the original on 11 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-11. 
Preceded by
Hans Bangerter
UEFA General Secretary
Succeeded by
Gerhard Aigner
Preceded by
Gerhard Aigner
UEFA Chief Executive
Succeeded by
Lars-Christer Olsson