SportAccord Convention Elects ASOIF’s Ricci Bitti as new President

June 25, 2015

The SportAccord Convention has elected ASOIF President Francesco Ricci Bitti to serve as the new President of SportAccord Convention.

Gian Franco Kasper, AIOWF President and Senior Vice-President/Interim Chairman of the SportAccord Council, was elected to the Executive Committee of SportAccord Convention at the meeting of the SportAccord Convention General Assembly which was held earlier today.

“The SportAccord Convention has become a major event in the international sporting calendar, not only for the sports movement but also for the industry,” said Mr. Ricci Bitti.

“I have always been one of its greatest supporters. When I was asked to consider the position of President, I accepted the honour and I am fully committed to continuing the successful development of the SportAccord Convention.”

Ricci Bitti replaces Marius Vizer, who resigned from the position last month. 

SportAccord Convention have also confirmed that plans are underway for the 14th SportAccord Convention which will take place in April 2016, but as yet a host city hasn’t been found. 

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