Martin Hausleitner was appointed to the position of EHF Secretary General/Chief Operating Officer from 1 August 2017.
He joined the EHF from the Austrian Handball Federation, where he had been Secretary General since 1997.
In this role he had been instrumental in developing the federation into one of the leading sports bodies in the country.
He was one of the key figures behind Austria’s successful hosting of the Men’s EHF EURO in 2010 as well as of several younger age category events.
His previous roles with the EHF have included: member of the EHF Competitions Commission from 2012 to 2016, where he was responsible for men’s competitions. He was also a match delegate and competition manager at younger age and EHF EURO events as well as at the EHF FINAL4.
In his new role, Hausleitner is responsible for managing the work of the federation on an operational level, working alongside the role’s previous incumbent, Michael Wiederer, who stepped up to become EHF President/Chief Executive Officer.