Following the EU Athletes Board meeting on the 23rd of January in Amsterdam, Paulina Tomczyk has been appointed as the General Secretary. After a recruitment process that started in October 2017, the Board concluded that Paulina’s qualifications, experience within the organization and vision for the future of EU Athletes made her an ideal candidate for the role.
Announcing the decision Brandon Batson, the President of EU Athletes: said: “Through her extensive work within EU Athletes over past years, she has shown commitment and dedication for the cause we fight for. I am happy that Paulina will ensure the continuation of EU Athletes’ development while working for the benefit of athletes around the continent’.
Commenting on her new role as the General Secretary Paulina Tomczyk said: “I am honored to take on this position and I would like to thank the Board for their trust. I’m excited to work with our members and partners to further advance the player associations’ movement in Europe and making sure that the voice of athletes is being heard’.
Paulina Tomczyk is replacing Jean-François Reymond, General Secretary since 2013, who said: ‘I’m really pleased by the Board decision to advance Paulina in her new role. Over the last two years she helped us to gain momentum in Brussels advocating for the cause of working athletes. She was also a key element in the success of our recent Erasmus+ projects, PROtect Integrity and SWAFE. The future of the organisation is in good hands’.