Canadian Olympic Committee Statement on Own the Podium CEO Alex Baumann's Resignation

“We want to thank Alex for his outstanding contribution to the Canadian Olympic movement. His leadership has helped create a strong and fruitful partnership between the COC and OTP that will endure.

We remain confident that the continued leadership of Sport Canada in partnership with the COC ensures a bright future for OTP. We will work closely with our partners during this transition to ensure continued success.

Our plans for London 2012 began over three years ago. We are firmly focused on giving athletes the tools they need to convert international results to podium finishes at the Olympic Games.

We wish Alex and his family all the best on the next chapter of their lives.”

– Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut