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Austin "Jack" Warner

Politician

Austin "Jack" Warner Austin "Jack" Warner (born January 26, 1943) is a Trinidad and Tobago football executive, businessman, and politician. Warner held the offices of Vice president of FIFA and President of CONCACAF until his suspension and eventual resignation from these roles in 2011. He is also the Minister of Works and Infrastructure of Trinidad and Tobago and an elected member of that country's parliament. A former school teacher (history), he is the owner of Joe Public F.C., a professional football club based in Tunapuna, Trinidad and Tobago. Warner had been a member of the FIFA Executive Committee since 1983, and CONCACAF President since 1990. He was re-elected for a new term in the spring of 2011. During his tenure, Warner was implicated in numerous corruption allegations some of which date back to the 1980s. On May 24, 2011 FIFA's ethics committee began official proceedings against Warner concerning at least three separate corruption and bribery charges. On 29 May 2011 Warner and Mohammed bin Hammam were provisionally suspended by FIFA's Ethics Committee from all involvement in soccer, pending the outcome of the investigation of corruption allegations against them. On June 20, 2011, FIFA  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1943-01-26
Place of birth
Arouca

Political career

Party From To
United National Congress

Education

Institution From To
University of the West Indies
Presentation College Chaguanas

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