Kimmo Bellman

Owner / CEO, Events 44 / Red Ice Hockey Club

Swiss citizen, 37-year old Kimmo Bellmann graduated as a Communication’s Engineer from the University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland in Lausanne. His passion for sports and his extensive experience as a sports journalist led him to UEFA in 2008, where he has acted as a Spokes person and as a Media Officer and set up interviews for the President and General Secretary. He also took responsibility of wide scale operations at major sport events such as City Operations and Fan Entertainment at UEFA Europa League Finals and overall coordination at UEFA Under-21 European Championship. Kimmo launched the sport events management company Events 44 in 2015 and is holder of a FIFA Match Agent license since February 2016.He has been organizing training camps, matches and trips for all levels of ice hockey and football teams and acted as a Venue Manager during the 2015/16 of the Champions Hockey League With more than 10 years of experience in the sport industry, he joined Red Ice Hockey Club in May 2016. His current responsibilities as a CEO include managing the club in line with the strategies defined together with the Board and to professionalize the existing structure to guarantee a sustainable
growth.