ITALY – CONI APPOINTS A NEW SECRETARY GENERAL
13 March 2018
Carlo Mornati, the Italian team’s Head of Mission at the recent Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, was appointed Secretary General of the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) by the Executive Board at a meeting chaired by President Giovanni Malagò last Monday 12 March .
On this occasion, the Members of the Executive Board dealt with several other topics on the agenda, with special focus on the excellent results of the Italian athletes at PyeongChang, summarised in the Head of the Mission’s report.
Carlo Mornati, 46, graduated in International Law from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan and has a degree in Industrial Relations from the Sydney University of Technology, as well as a Masters in Sports and Economics Law.
As a great rower, he participated at 4 Olympic Games winning the silver medal at Sydney 2000, as well as at the World Championships where he gained 3 silver and 2 bronze.
In 2005 he joined the CONI Executive Board as athletes’ representative, later moving to the Olympic Preparation Department.
Since 2013, he has been Deputy for Secretary General Roberto Fabbricini, who was recently appointed Extraordinary Commissioner of the Italian Football Federation.
Before the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, Mornati was also the Italian team’s Head of Mission at Sochi 2014 and Rio de Janeiro 2016.