Andrew Demetriou

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Birthday
14, 1961
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
14, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
Australia

About

After ending his career as an Australian rules footballer for the North Melbourne Football Club, he became C.E.O. of the Australian Football League. While heading the AFL Commission, he restructured the league's disciplinary committee and added two new teams to the AFL.

Before Fame

He began serving as a winger on the North Melbourne Football Club in 1981 and played over one hundred games during his six-year tenure with the team.

Trivia

In 2005 and 2011, respectively, he arranged multi-million-dollar and billion-dollar television rights deals for the AFL.

Family Life

Raised in Australia by Greek parents, he grew up with a brother named Jim who also pursued a football career. With his second wife, Symone, Demetriou raised twin daughters, as well as an additional daughter and a son.

Associated With

He and South American sports executive Nicolas Leoz both headed major football leagues.