October 24, 2016 11:07 PM ET


Company Overview of International Olympic Committee

Company Overview

The International Olympic Committee is an international, non-governmental, non-profit organization and the creator of the Olympic Movement. The organization owns all rights to the Olympic symbols, flag, motto, anthem and Olympic Games. Its primary responsibility is to supervise the organization of the summer and winter Olympic Games. The committee's headquarters are in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Key Executives for International Olympic Committee

Chief Finance Officer
Executive Director of The Olympic Games
Head of Executive Office
Age: 49
Director of International Cooperation and Development
Finance Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

International Olympic Committee Key Developments

International Olympic Committee Announces Executive Changes

International Olympic Committee announced that Juan Antonio Samaranch and UÄŸur Erdener will replace outgoing Vice-Presidents Nawal El Moutawakel and Sir Craig Reedie. Five new and returning Members will also be joining the Executive Board: Gian Franco Kasper, Angela Ruggiero, Sergey Bubka, Ser Miang Ng, and Willi Kaltschmitt. Ching-Kuo Wu and Patrick Hickey are resuming their seats as representatives of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) respectively. The new Chair of the IOC Athletes Commission, Angela Ruggiero, replaces outgoing Chair Claudia Bokel, following the elections earlier this week. The newly composed EB will begin its work after the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

International Olympic Committee Appoints Philip French as Director of Its Public Affairs and Social Development, Effective March 1, 2016

The International Olympic Committee has appointed Philip French as Director of its Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport Department. French is joining the IOC from the England and Wales Cricket Board, where he was Director of Public Policy and International Relations, overseeing the organisation's strategic development in public affairs and managing key external relationships. Before that, Philip French held the position of Chief Adviser on Sport at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport of the United Kingdom government. With responsibilities ranging from grassroots and elite athlete funding ahead of the Olympic Games London 2012, the National Lottery, broadcasting and gambling, French led on drafting and delivering the government's key strategic policies on behalf of the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. Mr. French was previously Chief Executive of Supporter Trusts. Mr. French will take up his post on 1 March 2016.

International Olympic Committee, Board Meeting, Jul 29, 2015

International Olympic Committee, Board Meeting, Jul 29, 2015. Agenda: To review its project to construct a new National Stadium that will be the main venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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