Dr Ching-Kuo Wu, President of AIBA, International Boxing Association, announced on Tuesday the dismissal of Mr Ho Kim from his position as AIBA Executive Director with immediate effect.
In order to ensure that there is no interruption to the work of AIBA and in accordance with Article 39.2(H), Dr Wu has immediately appointed the current Deputy Executive Director Mr Karim Bouzidi, to the position of Executive Director. Mr. Karim Bouzidi also remains Chief Executive Officer of World Series of Boxing.
Dr Wu declared: “It is time for AIBA and the world of boxing to move in the new direction and therefore I feel that new vision and leadership are paramount for us to achieve our four year plan, which was unanimously approved at the AIBA Congress in Jeju. I would like to thank Mr Kim for his contribution to the development of AIBA and the respectful relationships we have maintained during his 8 years tenure”.