Mr Richard L. CARRIÓN

Entry in the IOC 1990
Born 26 November 1952
Mr Richard L. CARRIÓN

Mr Richard L. CARRIÓN



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

Sports practised

Racquetball, weightlifting

Sports administration

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

Other activities

Active public speaker on management information systems; advocate of programmes for a better quality of life, mass transportation and urban planning

IOC History

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-).