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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 02 / 15

JOCHEN FÄRBER , currently head of IOC President THOMAS BACH 's exec office, "will become head of the Swiss division of the Olympic Channel," a $600M digital endeavor that is scheduled to go live in April. In his role, Färber "will be charged with coordinating between the Swiss office of ...

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