Global accounting firm KPMG has been appointed to oversee voting in the virtual World Sailing Presidential election.
Incumbent Kim Andersen received the lowest number of nominations of the four candidates standing for World Sailing President in this year's election, insidethegames has learned.
Kim Andersen is set to face three challengers when he stands for re-election as President of World Sailing next month.
Kim Andersen has vowed to prioritise development opportunities, empowering engagement of member nations and generating more funding on all levels of the sport as he targets a second term as World Sailing President.
It appears contested elections in the Olympic Movement are a bit like buses.
World Sailing Ethics Commission members have resigned after the body investigated allegations that President Kim Andersen had misused signatures, with Andersen accusing the Commission of "questionable actions".
Uruguay's Scott Perry has emerged as the latest challenger to World Sailing President Kim Andersen after confirming his intention to run for the top job in this year's election.
World Sailing has confirmed its Presidential election this year will be held electronically because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Candidates in the World Sailing Presidential election have been banned from working with consultants and communications agencies during the campaign.
World Sailing members have voted in favour of holding a virtual Annual General Assembly (AGM) and Presidential election if the meeting cannot go ahead in Abu Dhabi in November due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Gerardo Seeliger has pledged to conduct a forensic "item by item" analysis of World Sailing's expenditure if he is elected President of the organisation later this year.
World Sailing staging a virtual Presidential election later this year has moved a step closer after the Board asked member national associations (MNAs) to vote on a resolution to hold an electronic Annual General Assembly (AGM).
Gerardo Seeliger, who is set to challenge Kim Andersen for the top job at World Sailing later this year, has called for the Presidential election to be held virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic.
This year's World Sailing Presidential election could be held virtually if the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Abu Dhabi in November is cancelled or postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
World Sailing is not planning to have a new chief executive in place until next year owing to financial issues caused in part by the coronavirus pandemic, its President Kim Andersen has revealed.