Munich 2018 Top Official Out

Richard Adam, managing joint director of Munich’s bid committee for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, has lost his position after just 16 months but he is to remain an adviser to the bid.

There are reports that Adam did not get along with bid chief Willy Bogner and joint managing director Bernhard Schwank.

Adam was responsible for marketing, communications and personnel.

The Munich 2018 executive board is now made up of CEO Bogner, and managing director Schwank.

Munich is bidding for the 2018 Winter Games along with PyeongChang South Korea and Annecy France. A host city for the 2018 Games will be elected by the International Olympic Committee in July 2011.