Milano Cortina 2026 Foundation, first Executive Board meeting


The first Executive Board meeting of the Foundation Milano Cortina 2026 was held today.

The meeting took place in the form of a conference from the headquarters of individual members, following governmental provisions and regulations related to the coronavirus emergency.

After the initial report of President Giovanni Malagò, who joined from the CONI headquarters in Rome, the EB voted, among other things, unanimously on the following decisions:

  • Ratification of the appointment of Vincenzo Novari as Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation;
  • Flavia Scarpellini and Diana Bianchedi (two times Olympic gold medal) have been appointed members of the Foundation's Management Committee, i.e. the administrative body of the Foundation.

The Management Committee will grant powers to Vincenzo Novari who will also be the Chairman of this Committee.


President Malagò informed the EB that he will not receive any compensation for his office.

The next Executive Board meeting will be held in Milan, on Tuesday 21 April, starting at 2.00 p.m.