Spee successor Of Prague as chairman of the KNVB

Just Spee, the new chairman of the KNVB. He follows Michael from Prague, 16 december of this year afzwaait because his maximum term of office there ended.

The 54-year-old Spee received during an extraordinary bondsvergadering many more votes than his only remaining challenger, Pieter de Waard, managing director of Telstar.

Spee was by the bondsbestuur of the KNVB unanimously nominated. A special selection committee found him the best of seventy applicants. The Worth should participate because a minimum of ten clubs his nomination is supported.

At the election during the bondsvergadering brought 59 people their voice out: 29 out of professional football, and thirty from the amateur. One vote was declared invalid. Spee received 46 votes, and The host 12.

Spee wants the strategic plan of the KNVB to run. “But we also need to go along with the new world and new media”, said the director who plans extensively will unfold as Prague departed. The Worth was not surprised about the outcome of the election. “This was from day one. I have my story be allowed to do and Spee gets the KNVB a winner in the house.”

Michael van Praag (left) in december for Just Spee (right). ()

‘Spee has earned a’

Spee worked as a member of the supervisory board of the Eredivisie Media & Marketing for many years, together with the KNVB. He was also a director at Endemol and Stage Entertainment, UNICEF the Netherlands and the Amsterdam hospital OLVG.

The experienced driver was by a special selection committee elected. “Just Spee has both in the business world as in the world of football earned his spurs”, wrote the committee at the beginning of this month. “Rooted in the amateur and well-known with the football, he is a voetbalman that in person the connection between the top and the width.”

Of Prague is working on his third and last term as president of the Dutch football association. The 71-year-old Amsterdammer occurs at the end of this year. His successor now has the time to work. Prague was on 27 August 2008 appointed as chairman of the KNVB, as the successor of the in april of that year, the death Jeu Sprengers.

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