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Mr Juan Antonio SAMARANCH

Mr Juan Antonio SAMARANCH

Juan Antonio SAMARANCH
Entry in the IOC 2001
Country ESP (Spain)
Born 01 November 1959
Education
MBA from New York University (United States of America); degree in industrial engineering, Barcelona University (Spain)

Career
Accounts Director, International Flavours and Fragances (1982-1986); Financial Analyst at the First Boston Corporation in New York (1986-1989); Vice-President and partner of S.G. Warburg and Co. (1989-1991); CEO and founding partner of GBS Finanzas S.A. (1991-); Vice-President of Real Automóvil Club de Catalunya (RACC); Member of the board of ACESA-Abertis; Member of Advisory Board of Aon Gil y Carvajal

Sports practised
Skiing, golf, running, tennis

Sports administration
Member of the NOC (1989-) and of its New Sources of Finance Committee (1998-); member of the Board of the Spanish Modern Pentathlon Federation (1980-1990); member of the Board (1984-1996) then first Vice-President of the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) (1996-)

IOC History
Member of the Executive Board (2012-); member of the following Commissions: Coordination for the XX Olympic Winter Games in Turin in 2006 (2002-2006), Marketing (2004-), Sport for All (2006-2013), Coordination for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi in 2014 (2007-2014), TV Rights and New Media (2014-), Olympic Solidarity (2014-)