IOC PRESIDENT APPOINTS HEAD OF EXECUTIVE OFFICE
The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Dr Jacques Rogge, has appointed Mr Christophe de Kepper as Head of his Executive Office.
Mr de Kepper was previously Director of the European Olympic Committee’s (EOC) Liaison Office with the European Union (EU). A lawyer by training, his experience in the sports world also includes service as an expert on the development of an EU sports policy for the European Commission and as assistant to the Legal Director of the Belgian Olympic Committee. He has therefore developed a valuable knowledge of the Olympic Movement.
A Belgian national, Mr de Kepper, 38, speaks French, English, German and Dutch. He took up his post on 19 November 2001.