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George Andreadis (GRE) - VP Candidate

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George Andreadis
30 September 1941
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Leadership - evolve ISAF to be more dynamic and transparent, with capacity to meet the increasing pressures demanded of an Olympic Sports Federation. Improve representation within ISAF debating and decision making processes.
Partnership - increase engagement and partnership with MNAs, Continental Federations, Classes, Athletes, Industry, other Sports Federations and NOCs. Improve understanding of partner's needs.
Commercial - manage ISAF as a commercial business and generate viable revenue streams, through professional management and delivery of ISAF events, products and intellectual property. Develop a global brand to capture interest, position sailing as an attractive commercial investment and showcase sailing's values.
Events - develop a viable programme for Olympic and other pinnacle sailing events, supporting a club to national to elite participation pathway.
Communication - increase use of technology and improve communication and share knowledge across all aspects of sport.
Athletes - provide services to support Olympic campaigners and sailors wishing to establish a career in the sport.

Sailing Career

Second place International Etchells Class European Championship 2012
Winner International Etchells Class 2011-2012 Jaguar Cup
Winner Aegean Rally 2010 - Double scoring both ORCi and IRC
ORCi World Champion 2009
ORCi Greek National Champion 2008-2011
IMS Greek National Champion 2001-2007
IMS 600 World Champion 2006
IMS 600 European Champion 2005
Winner, Farr 40 Class Key West Race Week 2000, 2001 and 2002
Winner One Ton Cup 2001
Winner, Farr 40 Class Newport Gold Regatta 2000
Third place winner of 2000 Farr 40 Class World Championship
Second place One Ton Cup 2000
Second place One Ton Cup 1999
Winner of the Corel 45 Class Southern Ocean Racing Conference 1998
Winner Farr 40 Class Manhasset Bay Fall Series 1998
World Champion of the Corel 45 Class 1997 and 1998
Winner of the Corel 45 Class Key West Race Week 1997 and 1998
Third Place winner 1996 World Championship ILC 40 Class
Six times Greek National Champion of the International J24 Class 1984-1998
World Champion of the Half Ton Class 1982 and 1993
Second winner 1987 European Championship of the International J24 Class
Eight times European Champion of the International Lightning Class 1966-1993
Numerous times Greek National Champion of the International Lightning Class 1965-1994
Greek National Champion of the International Flying Dutchman Class 1967 and 1698
Third place National Greek Championship International Finn Class 1958
Greek National Champion of the International Star Class 1958

Sailing Administration

Vice Commodore of the Yacht Club of Greece 2003-current
Honorary President, Cyprus Yachting Association 1995-current
Commodore of the Yacht Club of Greece 1994-2000
President of Corel 45 Class Association 1997-1999
Member of the Policy Steering Group of the Offshore Racing Council 1986-1992
Councilor of the Offshore Racing Council/Congress 1982-current
Member of the Jury of 1982 International Laser European Championship
President of Hellenic Yachting Federation 1977-1982
Member of the International Soling Class Committee 1974-1978
Vice President International Lightning Class 1971-current
Vice Commodore, Hellenic Offshore Racing Club 1968-1972
Secretary for Greece International Flying Dutchman Class 1967-1970

Other Sports Administration

Vice-President of the Executive Board World Olympians Association 2011-current
President Hellenic Olympians Association 2000-current
Executive Board member World Olympians Association 2003-2007
Member of the Executive Board of the Mediterranean Games 1991
Member of the Hellenic Olympic Committee 1980-1984
Member of the International Olympic Academy Committee 1980-1984
Administrative Board Member Athens 1996 Bid Committee 1988-1990

Roles Within ISAF

Member of the ISAF Council 2008-current
ISAF Vice President 1998-2008
ISAF Technical Delegate for the Games of the Small States of Europe 2003 and 2007
Member of the ISAF Offshore Committee 2000-2008
Chairman of the ISAF Sailing Committee 1994-1998
Member of the ISAF Council 1994-1998
IYRU Vice President 1986-1994
IYRU Official Delegate for the Games of the Small States of Europe 1989 and 1993
Chairman of the IYRU Keelboat Committee 1983-1990
Vice Chairman of the IYRU Keelboat Committee 1978-1983
Member of the IYRU Permanent Committee (Council) 1982-1986
Member of the IYRU Keelboat Committee 1972-1978

Contribution to the Olympic Games:
Olympic Games London (Weymouth) 2012 - ISAF Council
Olympic Games Beijing (Qingdao) 2008 - ISAF Executive Committee
Olympic Games Athens 2004 - Chairman of the ISAF Olympic Advisory Commission
Olympic Games Sydney 2000 - ISAF Executive Committee
Olympic Games Atlanta (Savannah)1996 - Chairman of the Sailing Committee
Olympic Games Barcelona 1992 - Chairman of the Olympic Measurement Committee
Olympic Games Seoul (Pusan) 1988 - Chairman of the Olympic Measurement Committee
Olympic Games Los Angeles 1984 - Member of the Olympic Measurement Committee
Team Leader Greek Olympic Sailing Team Moscow (Tallinn)1980
Olympic Competitor in the International Soling Class Montreal (Kingston)1976
Olympic Game Munich (Kiel)1972 - Official Guest of Organizing Committee
Olympic Competitor in the International Flying Dutchman Class Mexico City (Acapulco) 1968
Olympic Trials Competitor in the International Star Class 1959

Other Information

Member of Organizing Committee of '2003 International Foundation of Disabled Sailing World Championship'
Main initiator of Disabled Sailing in Greece 2000 onwards
Chairman Measurement Committee 1991 Pre Olympic Games Barcelona
President of Organizing Committee Three Quarter Ton Cup 1989
Supporter of Olympic Education Programmes of World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
Supporter and official Sponsor of Special Olympics

Significant professional experiences
Assistant General Manager Commercial Bank of Greece
Managing Director Investment Bank
Managing Director Phoenix General Insurance Company
Vice Chairman Ioniki Hotel Enterprises
Chairman of the Board Commercial Bank of London
Administrative Board Member Hellenic Electric Railways
Administrative Board Member Elefsis Shipyards
Administrative Board Member Phosphoric Fertiliser Industry
Administrative Board Member Greek Juice Processing and Canning Industry
Administrative Board Member Bank of Piraeus
Administrative Board Member Bank of Attica
Administrative Board Member Commercial Bank of Near East
Administrative Board Member Hellenic Nautical Chamber
Board Member Hellenic Mutual War Risk Association
Fellow of the Institute of Directors
Member of the Conference Board

Member of the following Yacht Clubs:
New York Yacht Club, New York, USA
Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, Porto Cervo, Italy
Yacht Club de Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Royal Ocean Racing Club, London, Great Britain
Coral Reef Yacht Club, Miami, USA
Gstaad Yacht Club, Gstaad, Switzerland
Yacht Club of Greece, Piraeus, Greece
Piraeus Sailing Club, Piraeus, Greece
Hellenic Offshore Racing Club, Piraeus, Greece
Nautical Club of Old Phaleron, Old Phaleron, Greece
Honorary Member Yacht Club of Vouliagmeni, Vouliagmeni, Greece
Founder Member of the Yacht Racing Club of Athens Greece, Piraeus, Greece

Nominating MNAs

AND Federacio Andorrana de Vela
BRA Confederacao Brasileira de Vela e Motor
CHN Chinese Yachting Association
CRO Croatian Sailing Federation
CYP Cyprus Sailing Federation
FRA Federation Francaise de Voile
GBR Royal Yachting Association
GRE Hellenic Sailing Federation

HUN Hungarian Yachting Association
ITA Italian Sailing Federation
ISL Icelandic Sailing Association
MLT Malta Sailing Federation
MON Yacht Club de Monaco
PAK Pakistan Sailing Federation
POR Portuguese Sailing Federation
QAT Qatar Sailing and Rowing Federation
PER Federacion Peruana de Vela
ROU Romanian Yachting Federation
RUS All Russia Yacht Racing Federation
SEY Seychelles Yachting Association
SIN Singapore Sailing Federation
SMR Federazione Sammarinese Vela
SRB Serbian Sailing Association
SUD Sudan Sailing Federation
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