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Marios N Lefkaritis

second vice-president

Marios N Lefkaritis
Marios N Lefkaritis ©Getty Images

Nationality: Cypriot
Date of Birth: 28 November 1946
Executive Committee member since: 1996

Current UEFA roles
UEFA Executive Committee (vice-president and treasurer)
FIFA Council (member)
Finance Committee (chairman)
National Associations Committee (chairman)
HatTrick Committee (special advisor)

• Born in the coastal town of Limassol, Marios N Lefkaritis has pursued a successful career as a businessman, with his group of companies dealing in petroleum and shipping, but has enjoyed parallel success as a football administrator, which began with a five-year spell on the Apollon Limassol FC board from 1972 to 1977.

• Admitted to the board of the Cyprus Football Association (CFA) in 1985, he served as the organisation's president for a decade from 1991, before becoming honorary president. He became a European member of the FIFA Executive Committee and a UEFA vice-president in 2007.

• Married with three daughters, he has said: "I started by watching football very young, hanging on to a wall to see the action, and then of course it became a passion. I got involved in management from a club level to an association level and then on to the UEFA Executive Committee. It is my passion and my work."

Previous UEFA roles
National Associations Committee (vice-chairman) 2007-15
EURO 2008 SA Board (vice-chairman)
EXCO Working Group National Associations (member) 2005-2007
HatTrick Board (member) 2002-2007
National Teams Committee (EXCO representative) 2002-2007
Youth and Amateur Football Committee (EXCO representative) 2000-2002
European Championship Committee (member) 1992-1996, (vice-chairman) 1996-2000
Under-21 Championship Committee (chairman) 1996-2000