Francesco Ricci BittiPresident
Francesco Ricci Bitti is President of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF). He is also a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for Tokyo 2020, member of the IOC Coordination Commission Paris 2024, and held the same position for Rio 2016.
Ricci Bitti is a member of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee and Foundation Board, as well as a member of the SportAccord Convention, where he served as President from 2015-2017. He is Honorary Life President of the International Tennis Federation (ITF), having acted as president from 1999 – 2015. From 2006 – 2012, he served as IOC Member and Executive Board member of the National Olympic Committee of Italy (CONI).
Ricci Bitti has also been a senior executive and member of the Board of many leading multi-national information and communication technology companies including Philips, GTE, Alcatel, Olivetti and Telecom Italy.
He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the ANOC Award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement, the Olympic Order award, Order to the Merit of the Italian Republic, Honorary Life Member AELTC (Wimbledon) and the Golden Racket Award (Italy).