Giorgos Yerolimpos

George Yerolimpos was born in Athens on June 10, 1958. He is married with one child He graduated as an Economist from the Athens University of Economics) Postgraduate Studies: PhD Dublin Metropolitan University Foreign Languages: French, English PROFESSIONAL OCCUPATION: Principal shareholder, President and Managing Director of the company "YERO SA." Financial Director in the company "SAGERM SA" for 4 years ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATHLETIC EXPERIENCE IN THE SPORTS FIELD
ADMINISTRATIVE Executive Director of the International Committee of the Mediterranean Games and President of the Marketing, Communication and Technology Commission until 2005 as well as Member of the Technical Commission of the ICMG Member of the Executive Committee of the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) until 2009 Member of the management of International Olympic Academy (IOA) (1996-2000) Secretary General of the World Karate Federation (W.K.F) for three consecutive four year terms Secretary General of the European Karate Federation (E.K.F) for three consecutive four year terms President of the Greek Karate Federation until 2002. Since February 2002 he is an Honorary President of the Federation Member of the Board of the Hellenic Hockey Federation until 1999. He was its Vice President, President of the Technical Commission and founding member. Member of the commission "New Ways of Communication" of the European Olympic Committees (E.O.C.) for issues on information technology and communication Member of the Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games "Athens 2004" from 1/1/1999 until February 2004 President of the Hellenic Triathlon Federation as of 2008 Members of the HOC Plenary SPORT Bronze medal in the European Shotokan Karate Championships 1986. Bronze medal in the Mediterranean Karate Championships at 1987. Greek Karate Champion and member of the National Karate Team from 1984 to 1989. International Referee of Karate since 1992 (KATA και KUMITE). Sailing athlete of Nautical Team of Vouliagmeni (Ν.Ο.Β.), international athlete in category "mistral" (1984). Hockey athlete, Greek Cup winner in the first official competition in the country He has won 6th Grade/Dan Karate. OTHER PROFESSIONAL, FINANCIAL AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES Council Board member of Sports Economists Association until 2004 Ex Council Board member of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry He has been elected member of the Board of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry for 4 years and has dealt with the research and study of tire recycling Former Vice-President of the European Commission of Tire Recycling Former Board member of the Athens University of Economics Alumni Association Representative of the Sports Section of the Governmental Commission for observing the Greek Presidency in the European Union Dealing with other sports apart from Karate, Sailing and Hockey: Football, Tennis and Swimming