Mr Richard L.
26 November 1952
Bachelor of Science in Economics, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania, (United States of America); Master of Science in Management Information Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)
Chief Executive Officer (1989) and Chairman (1993) of Popular Inc. and Banco Popular de Puerto Rico; member of the Board of Directors of Verizon; Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Chairman of the Board of Banco Popular Foundation
President of the Puerto Rican Bidding Commission for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in 2004; member of the Executive Committee of the Puerto Rican National Olympic Committee (1990-); member of the Organising Committee of the Central American Games (1993); patron of national and regional sports competitions; active member of sports facilities and clubs; Central Board of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA); FIBA Finance Commission
Active public speaker on management information systems; advocate of programmes for a better quality of life, mass transportation and urban planning
Member of the Executive Board (2004-2012); member (1991), Vice- Chair (1999-2001) then Chair (2002-2014) of the Finance Commission; Chair of the Audit Committee (2006-2014); Chair of the Olympic Channel Commission (2019-2021); Chair of the board of directors of the Olympic Channel Services S.A. (Switzerland) (2022-); member of the following Commissions: Coordination for the Olympic Games Atlanta 1996 (1991-1996), Enquiry for the Games of the XXVII Olympiad in 2000 (1993), Marketing (1997-2019), IOC 2000 (1999), TV Rights and New Media (2002-2014), Remuneration Working Group (2003-), Coordination for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad Rio 2016 (2010-2014), Digital and Technology (2017-2021), Technology and Technical Innovation (2022-), Coordination for the XXV Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026 (2019 -); Digital Engagement and Marketing Communications (2022-).