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Olympic Broadcasting Services Switzerland board elects Gerardo Werthein as new chair

President of the Argentine National Olympic Committee Gerardo Werthein is the new chair of the Swiss operations of OBS. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lausanne, August 18, 2018 - An International Olympic Committee (IOC) Member since 2011 and President of both the Argentine National Olympic Committee and the Buenos Aires 2018 Organising Committee for the Youth Olympic Games, Werthein has been a member of the board of directors of OBS SA for four years and featured in a number of IOC Commissions, including Radio and Television, Digital and Technology, TV Rights and New Media, Marketing, and Press.

Yiannis Exarchos heads the OBS administration as Chief Executive Officer. Gerardo Werthein replaces Richard Pound in the position of Chair of Swiss operations of OBS.

The composition of the OBS SA Board is:

Gerardo Werthein (Chair)Christophe de Kepper (Vice-Chair)Juan Antonio SamaranchMichael Grindon (Independent Member)François CarrardChristophe DubiTimo LummeLana HaddadAnne van Ysendyck

OBS SA, as shareholder of OBS SL, also decided to have the following board members going forward for OBS SL:

Gerardo WertheinChristophe De KepperChristophe DubiLana HaddadMichael Grindon (Independent Member)
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