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Hangin' With ... World Anti-Doping Agency Director General David Howman

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 15 / 14

DAVID HOWMAN is the director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency. He took over his current position in Aug. '03. Prior to joining WADA, Howman served as chairman of the New Zealand Sports Drug Agency between '00-03. The Wellington, New Zealand native spoke with SBD Global about WADA's fight ag...

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