USOC Board Approves Addition of Five Members

By Eddie Pells

James Benson in the 2009 ATC

James Benson during the 2009 Adventure TEAM Challenge. Photograph by Kabao Messner.

Dec. 16, 2010 –  The U.S. Olympic Committee added five new members to its board of directors Thursday, including former Microsoft executive Robbie Bach, as part of the restructuring of a leadership group that had been widely criticized the past few years.

Former John Hancock CEO James Benson, four-time Olympian Nina Kemppel, former Visa executive Susanne Lyons and USA Hockey executive director Dave Ogrean also were voted in at the USOC’s quarterly board meeting.

Read more at the U.S. Olympic Committee Team USA website.