June 2, 2014

MARCEL AUBUT APPOINTED TO IOC WORKING GROUP

TORONTO – Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee announced that its President, Marcel Aubut, has been invited to sit on the ‘Sustainability and Legacy’ meeting, which is one of 14 working groups formed to help devise key recommendations for IOC President Thomas Bach’s Olympic Agenda 2020 program.

“It is an honour to be selected alongside such influential and key stakeholders within the Olympic Movement to help work on the Olympic Agenda 2020 program. Sustainability is such an important and relevant topic in today’s society and it is crucial that the Olympic Movement continues to hold a sustainable mentality while also ensuring that host cities are maximizing their opportunities to solidify lasting legacies.”
– Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee

“I am pleased of Mr. Aubut’s presence within this group of distinguished personalities. It is a recognition of Mr. Aubut and Canada’s implication and excellent work in sustainability and legacy.”
– HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, Chair of the working group

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