Antonio F. Arimany has been Secretary General since December 2016. Before that, he was Director General of the International Triathlon Union since 2014, and from 2010 to 2014 he served as Administration Legal and Finance Director. He has extensive experience and expertise in the Olympic Movement as he worked for the Athens Olympic and Paralympic Organising Committee and several Olympic bids. Mr. Arimany is also member of the ASOIF Legal Consultative Group.
Mr. Arimany was Regional Manager for NOCs Relations and Services in the Athens Olympic and Paralympic Games in Athens, where he was responsible for the relations with all NOCs of the Americas.
Mr. Arimany has experience in both Winter and Summer Bid Candidacies. From 2005 to 2006 he served as Managing Director to the Jaca Olympic Bid for the 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, from 2004 to 2005 he worked on the Madrid Olympic Bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games of 2012 and finally from 2006-2009 on the Madrid Olympic Bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games of 2016 where he was responsible for the management and organisation of the Bid Office.
Born in Madrid in 1968, Arimany started his competitive sport career in alpine skiing. Arimany has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Law and Business Administration, Master Degree Management of Sport Entities and Doctorate in Environmental Taxation. He resides in Madrid with his wife and three children.