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FAI Secretary General Badan to step down from his position - Search for his replacement underway

Jean-Marc_BadanThe FAI has announced that Jean-Marc Badan is to step down as FAI Secretary General, effective 30 November 2013. The FAI Executive Board has created a high priority working group to search for his replacement. Candidates are invited to submit their written application and CV by Wednesday 25 September 2013 (12.00 CET) at the latest by e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Badan started working for the FAI in 2002, first as Promotional Manager and then as Sports and Development Director. He successfully led the FAI Head Office as Secretary General since 2011, working hard at the development and the efficient running of the Federation. His achievements during his two-year tenure include, amongst other projects, his involvement in the creation of FAME, the FAI Air Sports Marketing and Events, the conclusion and development of the partnership with FAI Global Partner Breitling and the reorganisation of the staffing at the FAI Head Office.

“Jean-Marc Badan has served the FAI well. A number of complicated issues were successfully solved under his leadership. I wish him all the best for his future plans and I thank him warmly for his contributions,” FAI President John Grubbström stated. “We are now looking for his replacement with an open mind. Our federation is complex and has worldwide activities to promote all air sports. We are looking for a Secretary General who shares our vision and values and who is able to deliver both in administrative and developmental areas for the decades to come.”

The recruitment process has now started. Download the full job description.

For more information, please contact the following persons at FAI – Fédération Aéronautique
Internationale

Position of FAI Secretary General:
Dr. John Grubbström
FAI President
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Recruitment process:
Ségolène Rouillon
FAI Members Manager
Maison du Sport International
Av. de Rhodanie 54
1007 Lausanne
0041 21 345 10 70
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