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Mr Richard L. CARRIÓN

Mr Richard L. CARRIÓN

Richard L. CARRIÓN
Entry in the IOC 1990
Country PUR (Puerto Rico)
Born 26 November 1952
Bachelor of Science in Economics, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania, (United States of America); Master of Science in Management Information Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)

Chief Executive Officer (1989) and Chairman (1993) of Popular Inc. and Banco Popular de Puerto Rico; member of the Board of Directors of Verizon; Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Chairman of the Board of Banco Popular Foundation

Sports practised
Racquetball, weightlifting

Sports administration
President of the Puerto Rican Bidding Commission for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in 2004; member of the Executive Committee of the Puerto Rican National Olympic Committee (1990-); member of the Organising Committee of the Central American Games (1993); patron of national and regional sports competitions; active member of sports facilities and clubs; Central Board of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA); FIBA Finance Commission

Other activities
Active public speaker on management information systems; advocate of programmes for a better quality of life, mass transportation and urban planning

IOC History
Member of the Executive Board (2004-2012); member (1991), Vice-Chair (1999-2001) then Chair (2002-2014) of the Finance Commission; Chair of the Audit Committee (2006-2014); member of the following Commissions: Coordination for the Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996 (1991-1996), Enquiry for the Games of the XXVII Olympiad in 2000 (1993), Marketing (1997-), IOC 2000 (1999), TV Rights and New Media (2002-2014), Remuneration Working Group (2003-), Coordination for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 (2010-2014)