Infront Leadership Award

Are you an executive within a European ice hockey club who can demonstrate a significant transformational impact and commercial success for your organisation? Has your organisation adopted a unique and beneficial approach to help cope with Covid-19? Then apply for the Infront Leadership Award. Or are you close to one of these leaders within European club ice hockey and want to provide this person with the opportunity to receive the Infront Leadership Award? Then go ahead and nominate this person by completing an application on their behalf.

With the second edition of the Infront Leadership Award, Infront and the Alliance of European Hockey Clubs aim to recognise annually a distinguished leader in European ice hockey for their outstanding commercial and social accomplishments within their club and the related community.

Eligible candidates must meet all the following criteria: The candidate

  • has had a significant impact on their organisation and its community in terms of commercial achievements and other successfully established initiatives
  • has established and maintained high standards of leadership and quality for the whole club, its employees as well as for external stakeholders such as fans, media and commercial partners
  • has led by example based on important values such as integrity and respect in view of the constant pressure to deliver commercial and sportive success for their club

The winner will be presented with the award at the “Hockey Checks Back” event of mid-October in Switzerland (exact date tbc.) and will also receive a special invitation by Infront to one of its upcoming top-class sport events.

Award Winner 2020: Mikko Leinonen (former CEO Tappara)

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