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Our Association is governed by the General Assembly composed of all our Members. It is managed by an Executive Committee of eleven members, including the President and the two Vice-Presidents, and the Secretary General.

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EL President

Hansjörg HÖLTKEMEIER / Deutsche Klassenlotterie Berlin DKLB (Germany)


1st Vice President

Stéphane PALLEZ, La Française des Jeux (FDJ) (France)

2nd Vice President 

Romana GIRANDON, Loterija Slovenije, d.d. (Slovenia)


Members of the Executive Committee (in alphabetical order)

Robert CHVÁTAL, Sazka a.s. (Czech Republic)

Olgierd CIEŚLIK, Totalizator Sportowy Sp. z.o.o. (Poland)

Jannie HAEK, Loterie Nationale Loterij (Belgium) 

Jesús HUERTA ALMENDRO, Sociedad Estatal de Loterías y Apuestas del Estado (SELAE) (Spain)

Jean-Luc MONER-BANET, Loterie Romande (Switzerland)

Francesco PAROLA, IGT Lottery (Italy)

Olli SAREKOSKI, Veikkaus Oy (Finland)


Secretary General 


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EL Working Groups

EL’s structure holds several Working Groups. Every Working group is governed by a member of the EL Executive Committee as supervisory chair. A member of the Working Group acts as an executive chair and takes care of the group’s daily work. The Working Groups are supported by the EL team. Read more

Honorary Presidents

The Honorary Membership is granted to former Association’s Presidents, in recognition of their involvement and achievements.

Alain Barraud Founder President & former President Loterie Romande 

Ray Bates Honorary President & former CEO National Lottery Ireland 

Hans-Jürgen Reissiger Honorary President & former Managing Director Deutsche Klassenlotterie Berlin 

Friedrich Stickler Honorary President & Former Member of the Board, Austrian Lotteries

Winfried Wortmann Honorary President & former CEO Westdeutsche Lotterie 

Mrs. Bernadette Lobjois was the first EL Secretary General