The International Boxing Association (IBA) has made a weighty recruit. The body has announced the arrival of John Hewitt (pictured above) as director of communications and public relations. He joins the IBA after more than ten years at SportAccord, where he was Head of Operations and Communications until the end of December. John Hewitt holds a Master’s degree in Sports Administration and Technology from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS). He has also worked at the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP). At the IBA, he will take charge of communications strategy, particularly in the field of development, and international events, including the World Championships, the World Boxing Tour and the Global Boxing Forum.
— Published 6 January 2023