Didier Défago is the new CEO of the Crans-Montana 2027 Alpine World Ski Championships

The Valaisan will take over the position of CEO as of May 1, 2023.

With Didier Défago, the event will be able to count on a well-known personality with an excellent network for operational management. The 45-year-old Morginois has competed in 402 World Cup races for 5 victories and won the Olympic gold medal in downhill in 2010.

President of the Valais ski lifts, the trained construction draftsman carries out various mandates for brands and has designed several slopes like the "Gran Becca" World Cup slope at the foot of the Matterhorn.

"The challenge that is offered to me is unique and I feel ready to take up this challenge. I thank the committee for its confidence and I am looking forward to working with them and the different actors of the project", he said.

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