World Sailing President Carlo Croce said, "I am delighted that we have found an outstanding candidate to fill the role of CEO. Andy combines exceptional business leadership credentials, with an excellent track record in sports administration, a deep understanding of the Olympic & Paralympic movement, strong relationships with the IOC and ASOIF and enjoys a lifelong passion for Sailing. Andy will work closely with me and the Executive Board to continue to deliver on our vision and strategy for World Sailing."
"I am delighted to have been selected by the Executive Board to lead World Sailing," commented Hunt. "It is a real honour to be able to serve a sport that I have participated in since an early age. I look forward to working with all of the stakeholders within our sport to further drive the organisation and sport forward."
Jobson meets Hunt
World Sailing Vice President Gary Jobson sat down with new Chief Executive Andy Hunt. Find out more about the man at the helm of World Sailing, his background and steps moving forward. You can read more on the announcement here - http://www.sailing.org/news/39091.phpPosted by World Sailing on Monday, January 11, 2016
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