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Alexander Amiri

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Director of Sponsorship and Partnership

Alexander joined WorldSkills as Sponsorship Director for the WorldSkills Leipzig 2013 Competition Organizer in 2011. After a successful event in Leipzig, in January 2014, he was hired by WorldSkills International as the Director of Sponsorship and Partnership, in order to further develop and advance the sponsorship and partnership commitment to WorldSkills.

Past working experience before joining WorldSkills: 

  • Apprenticeship as qualified bank clerk (Stuttgart)
  • Diploma of International Business Management (University of Aalen) 
  • Senior Consultant, akzio! Sports & Entertainment Sponsoring Agency (Frankfurt) 
  • Deputy Director Sponsorship, Qatar Stars League Management (Doha, Qatar) 
  • Sponsorship Director, Hamburg Freezers Ice Hockey Club (Hamburg) 
  • Sponsorship Director, WorldSkills Leipzig 2013 GmbH (Leipzig)
  • Manages sponsorship and partnership strategy
  • Manages all Global Partners and Affiliate Partners on a day to day base
  • Liaison with all sponsors and partners
  • Manages sponsor and partner benefits and activation 
  • Coordinates the Conference Coalition for the WorldSkills Conference Programme
  • Liaison with WorldSkills Ambassadors and spokespeople
  • Manages the WorldSkills Village at WorldSkills Competitions
  • Oversees the Visitor Experience Strategy at WorldSkills Competitions
  • Manages and coordinates with the Competition Organizer all WorldSkills Receptions from and for all stakeholder groups