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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
MBA from New York University (United States of America); degree in industrial engineering, Barcelona University (Spain)

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 Advisory Board of Aon Gil y Carvajal; Member of the board of PortAventura

Sports practised
Skiing, golf, running, tennis

Sports administration
Member of the Spanish National Olympic Committee (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 Turin 2006 (2002-2006), Marketing (2004-), Sport for All (2006-2014), Coordination for the XXII Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 (2007-2014), TV Rights and New Media (2014-2015), Olympic Solidarity (2014-), Communications (2015-), Coordination for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 (2016-); Member of the Board of directors of Olympic Channel Services S.A., Switzerland (2015-); Delegate Member for Broadcast rights - Europe (2015-); Chair of the Board of directors of Olympic Channel Services S.L., Spain (2015-)