We are delighted to announce the appointment of Zurab Bokolishvili as the Marketing Director

 

Zurab Bokolishvili is a “veteran” of the sports business. In 1998, he founded and was the CEO of one of the first sports agency in the former Soviet Union, “Caucasian Management Group”, together with the world market leader Entersport, implemented many successful Player Development projects (including transfers Nikoloz Tskitishvili and Zaza Pachulia to the NBA) … 2002-2003, he served as vice president of the legendary sports club Dinamo Tbilisi (Football and Basketball), overseeing the transfer and marketing areas. 2003-2014 worked in Moscow, CEO of “Prime Sports Management”. Deputy CEO “Olympic Systems”. While working in Moscow, he took part in the organization of many top-level sports competitions.

In 2015, he became Vice President of the Georgian Weightlifting Federation and headed the organizing committee of the European Weightlifting Championship. For the excellent organization of the championship he received a special award from the President of the IWF. Also in 2015, the Georgian Weightlifting Federation became the best federation in Georgia for the reference organization of the European Championship.

In 2016, together with the Georgian Employers Association, he founded and became the General Secretary of the Georgian Corporate Sports Federation, which became the foundation for the development of amateur sports in Georgia and the BeActiveInGeorgia movement, which later included the Georgian Sports Tourism Alliance, Future Basketball and Taste Golf, Georgian Sports Managers Association … During the existence of BeActiveInGeorgia, more than 60 mass amateur events have been held in golf, tennis, basketball, football, chess and others. He also founded the Sportsway conference, where at various times the top ocials of the world’s leading sports organizations acted as speakers: FIFA, Eventica, Ironstar, Shankai Sports, MediaCom, SPN Communications ..

Zurab is currently Chairman of The Board BeActiveInGeorgia, and also heads several sports organizations. Last year he was the winner of the Georgian Business Awards as the best sports project. This year he received a special award from PKF for the development of sports tourism in Georgia, within the framework of the National Tourism Awards.