Rolf Bachmann

Since 2004 Rolf is the Chief Operations Officer at SCB Eishockey AG. He is in charge of the reorganisation of SCB after having lead the Marketing and Events Departments previously.

Between 2003 and 2004 Rolf has been the CEO of BSC Young Boys Betriebs AG, having previously gained experiences as CEO of HC Davos, the Spengler Cup Davos and the SC Bern.

Between 1999 and 2003 Rolf has also been highly involved in the Swiss Ice Hockey Federation.

Rolf is married and enjoys spending time with his two kids.

Kimmo Bellman

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.

Alexander Jaeger

Alexander Jaeger joined the Champions Hockey League with a background of both Sports and Business Administration. He focused in his studies on International Business and has experience at the highest club level in both sports and financial executive positions. As a former player he has also earned an A-License coaching degree and gained experience in coaching both youth and professional team level. He has been an instrumental initiator in founding the DEL II as League CEO.

 

Martin Baumann

Martin brings a wealth of business and start-up experience to the Champions Hockey League, primarily from the international private banking sector where he was responsible for executing start-up operations in Germany, Italy, Spain, Dubai and Hong Kong, with earlier banking management roles in London and New York. Baumann earned his Executive MBA with the Business University of Lucerne, Switzerland. In his spare time Baumann is an active endurance athlete. He joined the Champions Hockey League in March 2014.

Lukas Troxler

Lukas Troxler is well-rounded in all areas of sport marketing and management. Since 2012, he is responsible for strategic project management, sponsorship management, business development and event marketing at InfrontRingier, Switzerland’s leading sports marketing agency. He has been instrumental in the success of many Swiss properties, such as Swiss Ice Hockey Cup, Swiss Football League, and Tour de Suisse. Prior to joining InfrontRingier, Lukas acquired significant leadership and marketing skills while holding management positions at adidas, FIFA and Unilever. He holds a degree in Sports Management and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Lausanne.

Christoph Mauer

Born in Frankfurt, Christoph worked between 1986-1992 in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Marketing (Frankfurt, Potsdam), including professional education in publishing management. He then worked for IP Network (RTL Group), within International sales and marketing in both Frankfurt and Paris. Since 1996 he has worked on a variety of wintersport projects at Infront (before named CWL Marketing and KirchSport) with a focus on the IIHF World Championship.

 

Andreas Biffiger

Andreas is a senior marketing and sales executive with more than ten years of international experience working on major sports properties with leading brands across Europe, Asia and North America

Strong expertise in sponsorship consulting, account management, marketing planning and project management with a high motivation to lead cross-cultural teams to achieve excellence in every delivery

Christian Lechtaler

Christian started as a youth player in Frölunda HC’s organization in the beginning of the 80´s. Went through the Academy – graduated 1991 as a pro-hockey player and signed a two-year contract with Frölunda HC.

Played as a professional for 15 seasons, in Allsvenskan and Swedish Hockey League. At the same time he graduated with a bachelor degree in Marketing/Management at the Business School of Umeå and Stockholm University.

After retiring as an athlete his next challenge was as a Sport Event Manager at Stockholm Globe Arenas. Together with the promotor he helped create indoor sports events at the international top levels such as soccer, floorball, handball and ice-hockey.

Chris then moved to Lugano 2008/2009 season to work as an assistant coach for HC Lugano with John Slettvoll.

He was then head-hunted to SEB, prestigious bank in Sweden, to become a Manager in Retail Business in Stockholm.

Returned to Frölunda HC again in 2011, as an assistant coach to Kent Johansson for two seasons. Following season signed a two-year contract as the General Manager.

Today, serving as President for Frölunda HC. Also additional role as a General Manager together with the former player Fredrik Sjöström.