LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) Council met via video conference on Wednesday, 16 December 2020 for a GAISF Extraordinary Council Meeting chaired by President, Dr. Raffaele Chiulli. As previously communicated, the current Director, Philippe Gueisbuhler decided to pursue an opportunity outside of the organisation with the International Ski Federation (FIS) commencing 1 January 2021.
Following the Extraordinary Council Meeting, President Chiulli said: “It is truly a pleasure to announce today that in view of ensuring the continuity of GAISF administrative action, SportAccord, Managing Director, Mr. Nis Hatt, was unanimously endorsed as interim Manager of GAISF.”
President Chiulli went on to say: “I have the utmost confidence and trust in Mr. Hatt’s ability to oversee the operations of GAISF as he has a thorough and intrinsic understanding of the GAISF organisation and its relationship with its Members.”
Mr. Hatt will start his interim role effective immediately.