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Former Rajasthan Royals official gets big responsibility in IOA, will hold this post

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The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has finally appointed Raghuram Iyer as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), acknowledging the reforms made by the International Olympic Committee. Raghuram Iyer’s name has been approved after a careful selection process conducted by the nomination committee. He will replace All India Football Federation President and IOA Joint Secretary Kalyan Choubey who was holding the temporary charge of CEO.

Former officer of Rajasthan Royals

The IOA said in a release that after careful consideration and intensive interviews with the shortlisted candidates, the committee unanimously selected Raghuram Iyer for the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). His rich experience and proven track record in sports management and administration makes him an ideal candidate to lead the IOA’s mission to promote and develop Olympic sports in the country. Raghuram has been a former official of Rajasthan Royals in IPL.

Raghuram Iyer has experience

Speaking on behalf of the Nomination Committee, Dr. P.T. Usha expressed confidence in Raghuram Iyer’s ability to take IOA to new heights. Dr. Usha said that we believe that Raghuram Iyer will bring a unique combination of strategic vision and deep understanding of the game. His appointment is an important step towards the continued growth and success of Indian sports on the global stage. Dr. Usha also thanked the IOA Executive Council and the Nomination Committee for the efforts made in selecting the right candidate. The CEO will be an ex-officio member of the Executive Council without voting rights.

(INPUT: IANS)

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