November 15 - Britain's Sir Craig Reedie was officially elected unanimously as the new President of the World Anti-Doping Agency here today.
The 72-year-old Scot will succeed Australia John Fahey, WADA President for the last six years, having been voted in by the organisation's Foundation Board on the final day of the fourth World Conference on Doping in Sport.
Sir Craig has been a member of the WADA Executive Board since the organisation was launched in 1999.
The Foundation Board is composed in equal parts of representatives from the Olympic Movement and from Governments.
South African Politician, Makhenkesi Stofile, Minister for Sport and Recreation from 2004 until 2010, was voted vice-president during the same meeting.
Sir Craig was the nomination of the International Olympic Committee, where he has been a member since 1994 and now serves as vice-president.
Sir Craig, chairman of the British Olympic Association between 1992 and 2005, was a member of the Project Board responsible for the establishment of UK Anti-Doping and subsequently has acted as special advisor since the organisation was founded in December 2009.
He will now step down from this role.
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