The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is responsible for the global sport of table tennis. It is the largest international sports federation in the world with 226 member associations (54 African, 45 Asian, 58 European, 40 South American, 5 North American, 24 Oceanic).
Headquarters is in Lausanne; president is Thomas Weikert, in office since 2014. The International Table Tennis Federation is the organizer of all the World Table Tennis Championships.
Below the ITTF leaders:
President: Thomas Weikert (Germania)
Deputy President: Khalil Al-Mohannadi (Qatar)
Executive vice President of Finance: Petra Sorling (Svezia)
Executive vice President: Bruce Burton (Canada), Masahiro Maehara (Giappone), Alaa Meshref (Egitto), James Morris (Nuova Zelanda), Shi Zhihao (Cina), Nestor Tenca (Argentina)
Continental Presidents: Khaled El-Salhy (Egitto), Cai Zhenhua (Asia), Ronald Kramer (Europa), Juan Vila (Sud America), Tony Kiesenhofer (Nord America), Anthony Ho (Oceania)
Honorary Presidents: Adham Sharara (Canada), Yinsheng Xu (Cina)
Personal honorary members: Colin Clemett (Inghilterra), André Damman (Belgio), Rufford Harrison (Usa), Neil Harwood (Australia), Koji Kimura (Giappone), Han Sang Kook (Corea del Sud), George Segun (Nigeria), Shahrokh Shahnazi (Iran), Yinsheng Xu (Cina) Henry Yue (Hong Kong).