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President of the International Olympic Committee
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Incumbent
Thomas Bach

since 10 September 2013
International Olympic Committee
Style His Excellency
Member of IOC Executive Board
Residence Lausanne Palace
Seat IOC Headquarters, Lausanne, Switzerland
Appointer IOC Session
Elected by the IOC Members by secret ballot
Term length Eight years
Renewable once for four years
Constituting instrument Olympic Charter
Formation 1894
First holder Demetrius Vikelas
Website International Olympic Committee

The President of the International Olympic Committee is head of the Executive Board that has the responsibility for the administration of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the management of its affairs. The IOC Executive Board is made up of the President, four Vice-Presidents and ten other IOC members; all of the board members are elected by the IOC Session, using a secret ballot, by a majority vote.

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