Past presidencies of CIOR

Presidents

Michel Deveze

Major

1948 – 1952

Belgium

Marcel Rebourset

Major

1952 – 1954

France

Aarnold Theodooir Kastein

Major

1954 – 1956

The Netherlands

Gaston Kieffer

Captain

1956 – 1958

Luxembourg

Arne Hoff

Major

1958 – 1960

Denmark

Leon G. Turrou

Lieutenant Colonel

1960 – 1962

United States

HRH Prince Peter of Greece and Denmark

Lieutenant Colonel

1962 – 1964

Greece

Giuseppe Pizzorno

Lieutenant

1964 – 1966

Italy

Hans Rudolf Rosing

Commodore

1966 – 1968

Germany

Baron Jean S. Bloch

Lieutenant Colonel

1968 – 1970

Belgium

Per Birkevold

Commander

1970 – 1972

Norway

Louis Rouzee

Lieutenant Colonel

1972 – 1974

France

James E Frank

Major General

1974 –1976

United States

Philip Graham Sharp

Rear Admiral

1976 – 1978

United Kingdom

J. P. Charbonneau

Major General

1978 – 1980

Canada

Peter J. Jorgensen

TC

1980 – 1982

Denmark

Baron Pierre Louis D’Aulnis

Lieutenant Colonel

1982 – 1984

The Netherlands

Dr Luigi Sartori

Colonel

1984 – 1986

Italy

Roland Ziegler

Colonel

1986 – 1988

Germany

R. W. Lewis

Major General

1988 – 1990

Canada

Torgeir Stensrud

Lieutenant Colonel

1990 – 1992

Norway

Evan L. Hultman

Major General

1992 – 1994

United States

Etienne Tissot

Médecin General

1994 – 1996

France

Michael Browne

Brigadier General

1996 – 1998

United Kingdom

Eric Thiry

Lieutenant Colonel

1998 – 2000

Belgium

Karsten Thuen

Lieutenant Colonel

2000 – 2002

Denmark

Giuseppe Filippo Imbalzano

Lieutenant Commander

2002 – 2004

Italy

Hans-Jürgen Schraut

Lieutenant Colonel

2004 – 2006

Germany

Carman McNary

Captain (Navy)

2006 – 2008

Canada

Willem J. Verheijen

Lieutenant Colonel

2008 – 2010

The Netherlands

Jon Erling Tenvik

Captain (Navy)

2010 – 2012

Norway

Richard Roll

Commander

2012 – 2014

France

Dimitar Popov

Lieutenant Colonel

2014 – 2016

Bulgaria

Arnost Libezny

Lieutenant Colonel

2016 – 2018

Czech Republic

Chris Argent

Colonel

2018 – 2020

United Kingdom

Jan Hörmann

Captain (Navy)

2020 – 2022

Germany

Secretary generals

Baron Jean S. Bloch

Lieutenant Colonel

1948 – 1952

Belgium

Lucien Bochet

Lieutenant Colonel

1952 – 1954

France

W. Erdmann

Major

1954 – 1956

The Netherlands

Lucien Meyer

Captain

1956 – 1958

Luxembourg

F. Castenskiold-Benson

Major

1958 – 1960

Denmark

Edward F. Grecki

Colonel

1960 – 1962

United States

Nicholaos Papantoniou

Captain

1962 – 1964

Greece

Gianfranco Conati Barbaro

Brigadier General

1964 – 1966

Italy

Hans Cohaus

Captain

1966 – 1968

Germany

George-Henri Deby

Captain

1968 – 1970

Belgium

Niels Ebbesen

Major

1970 – 1972

Norway

Francis Renauldon

Commander

1972 – 1974

France

Robert S. Shea

Colonel

1974 –1976

United States

Oliver C. Champion

Major

1976 – 1978

United Kingdom

Bruce J. Legge

Major General

1978 – 1980

Canada

Ole Arnold Busck

Lieutenant Colonel

1980 – 1982

Denmark

Willem Venker

Lieutenant Colonel

1982 – 1984

The Netherlands

Franco Andreetta

1st Lieutenant

1984 – 1986

Italy

Meinrad Prinz von Hohenzollern-Emden

Sr Commander

1986 – 1988

Germany

J.R. Genin

Brigadier General

1988 – 1990

Canada

Petter Th. Bagstevold

Lieutenant Colonel

1990 – 1992

Norway

Walter Vartan

Brigadier General

1992 – 1994

United States

Patrice Fichet

Lieutenant Colonel

1994 – 1996

France

Peter James

Captain

1996 – 1998

United Kingdom

Jean Pierre Vincke

Lieutenant Colonel

1998 – 2000

Belgium

Jesper Hjulmand

Lieutenant Colonel

2000 – 2002

Denmark

Giuseppe Collot

Captain

2002 – 2004

Italy

Christian J. Faul

Major

2004 – 2006

Germany

Derek Cheff / Major James Cross

Major

2006 – 2008

Canada

Arthur Bolder

Lieutenant Colonel

2008 – 2010

The Netherlands

Knut Jahr

Colonel

2010 – 2012

Norway

Herve Boca

Colonel

2012 – 2014

France

Plamen Lazarov

Lieutenant

2014 – 2016

Bulgaria

Jaroslav Hajecek

1st Lieutenant

2016 – 2018

Czech Republic

Adrian Walton

Colonel

2018 – 2020

United Kingdom

André Roosen

Major

2020 – 2022

Germany

Permanent Representative of CIOR to NATO HQ

Raymond Van Horen

Lieutenant Colonel

1978-1986

Belgium

Jean Vanderlinden

Lieutenant Colonel

1986-2001

Belgium

Eric Thiry

Lieutenant Colonel

2001-2007

Belgium

Jacques De Decker

Captain (Navy)

2007-2016

Belgium

Benedikt Jonckers

Сolonel

2016-...

Belgium

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