Press Release: Mr. Kang Chen is appointed as ICSD Acting President

28 May 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland

The ICSD Executive Board wishes to announce the appointment of Mr. Kang Chen as the ICSD Acting President with immediate effect for 2 months until the conclusion of the investigations into Dr. Valery Rukhledev’s matters that is currently before the Russian courts.

This appointment will be in addition to his responsibilities as the ICSD Vice President - World Sports. 

Kang has a long history with ICSD that goes back to working with the Organising Committee of the Taipei Summer Deaflympics in 2009. He was elected for second term as Vice President-World Sports at the recent Congress in Samsun, Turkey and will be well known to many for his work with our community of Technical Directors. 

The ICSD Executive Board believes Kang will provide the stability in leadership at a time when we are carving out a strong, sustainable future for ICSD. 

The ICSD Executive Board