Welcome Mary Davis as Special Olympics International CEO!

Welcome Mary Davis as Special Olympics CEO!

Pasdsa.jpglease join usĀ and the entire Special Olympics movement in congratulating Mary Davis who, as of May 12, officially became CEO of Special Olympics!

Mary has been serving as acting CEO since last fall, taking on the role with enthusiasm and efficiency, in addition to continuing on as Regional President and Managing Director of Special Olympics Europe Eurasia.

We echo Special Olympics Chairman Tim Shriver’s words: “Her dedication to our movement has been an inspiration to me and many of you for years, and I have full confidence that we will continue to benefit from her extraordinary leadership for years to come.”

Read the full message from Tim Shriver about Mary’s appointment

2012 Reach Report

Special Olympics International just released its 2012 Reach Report:

2012 SOI InfographicIn 2012, we reached 4.2 million athletes and had 70,278 competitions…that is 193 every day and 8 competitions every hour!

In North America the top 3 sports were: Athletics, Bowling, and Basketball.

We look forward to growing in 2013!