Entry in the IOC 2018
Born 30 November 1967
Mr Jiri Kejval




Graduate, Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University, Prague (Czech Republic)


Founder, CEO and Chairman - TECHO a.s. (a producer and supplier of office furniture) (1991-); Board Member - Royal Ahrend NV (a Dutch company, one of largest office furniture manufacturers in Europe) (2012-); Founder and co-owner of a real estate company active in Europe and North America; Founder of a charitable foundation that supports Czech architecture and interior design

Sports career

Former member of the Czech rowing team, several times Czech national champion; for many years a Czechoslovak, and then Czech international rower (best result 10th at the 1991 World Championships); Member of the Slavia Rowing Club

Sports Administration

Chair of the Czech Rowing Association (1996-2014); Executive Board Member (2005-), Vice-President for Finance and Marketing (2009-2012) and President (2012-) of the Czech National Olympic Committee; Led the Czech House project at the Olympic Games London 2012; Member of the Marketing and New Sources of Finance Commission of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC); Member of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee (2017-); Member of the WADA Foundation Board (2018-)

IOC History

Member of the following commissions: Marketing(2015-) and President (2018-); Chair of the Board of IOC Television and Marketing Services (2019-), Coordination for the XXV Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026 (2019-)