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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The head of the IOC Thomas Bach has been serious business interests in Russia


The head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach in its commercial activities was associated with Russia. This drew the attention on the page in Facebook Pavel Arsenyev, CEO of the printing house “Pareto-Print”.

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He noted that Bach holds the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board “the world’s largest manufacturer of machines and systems for solid wood processing – WEINIG”. While the concern Russia has 11 sales offices in all Federal districts, the Central office and technical centre in Moscow.” Note that by itself the Supervisory Board – the audit of the company, but its members receive remuneration.

On the website of the group on its activities in our country, stated that the offices, in fact, have in 7 Federal districts where the company is active in commercial activities.

The presidency of the IOC in the group – not his first business position until 1998 when he headed the Supervisory Council, Bach was responsible for international relations at Adidas, and advised Siemens. For the post of the head of the IOC he came in 2013.

Earlier, the IOC decided not to suspend the Olympic team of the Russian Federation from competition in Rio de Janeiro, providing a solution for specific athletes their relevant federations. In the Kremlin this position was welcomed. The German Bild newspaper has called Bach “a poodle of Putin.”

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