Friedrich Stickler, President, The European Lotteries
Friedrich Stickler has been a member of the board of Österreichische Lotterien GmbH (Austrian Lotteries) since 1986. In June 2009 he was elected President of the European Lotteries (EL), the umbrella organization of state lotteries in Europe. He was re-elected to this position in June 2011. In his role as EL President, Mr. Stickler the represents interests of the European lottery sector towards the Commission and the European Parliament and is fighting for the preservation of the lottery model based on sustainability. As EL President, Mr. Stickler is also in the forefront of the fight to defend the integrity of sport.