POSTED: November 21st 2013

International Olympic Committee names new international cooperation and development director, CFO

Lindsay Glassco has a background with Special Olympics Canada and Right To Play / Linkedin
Lindsay Glassco has a background with Special Olympics Canada and Right To Play / Linkedin

CHAD WISE / Sports Features Communications

(SFC) Lindsay Glassco and Lana Haddad were named international cooperation and development director and chief financial officer, respectively, by the International Olympic Committee Thursday.

Glassco is currently the Special Olympics Canada president and chief executive officer and oversees all Canadian operations for the organisation. She was also the global director of policy and strategy for Right to Play, which uses sports to educate children and youth to overcome the effects of poverty, conflict and disease in disadvantaged communities. Glassco spearheaded the Sport for Development and Peace International Working Group over the course of four years, advocating the use of sport for social change.

Glassco also worked with the Canadian federal government to help areas of disability, global health and the Canadian labour market. She will replace Tomas Sithole at the International Olympic Committee in the new year.

Haddad is the Procter & Gamble associate director, finance analysis and capability building for Europe, Middle East and Africa. She has worked with Procter & Gamble for 19 years, working as a business partner and advisor to leadership teams, and has proved herself in business unit management, developing organisations and building diversity.

As CFO, Haddad will bring her extensive background in financial control and reporting, financial planning, audit, compliance, treasury and cash management to the International Olympic Committee.

Haddad has also held positions of process engineer and research and development manager at British Gas. Hailing from Iraq and the United Kingdom, Haddad will begin with her work at the International Olympic Committee in March 2014.

The International Olympic Committee has finished is recruitment process for directors, following the appointment of Kit McConnell as sports director last week.

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