|Type||IOC member, Referee|
|Born||6 October 1918 in Bern (SUI)|
|Died||18 October 2006 in Bern (SUI)|
Marc Hodler studied law and later practiced as a lawyer in Switzerland. His primary role in sports administration was as President of the Fédération Internationale de Ski (FIS) from 1951-98, although he was involved with many sports organizations, and was President of the Swiss Bridge Federation and he was President of the World Bridge Federation Congress from 2001-06. Personally his sports were skiing, golf, and bridge. Hodler was an international bridge player, representing Switzerland in the 1957 European Open Teams championship, and he was a five-time Swiss champion.
Hodler became an IOC Member in 1963 and served until 2006, then becoming an Honorary Member. He was a member of the Executive Board in various capacities from 1985-2001. Hodler was in the Vice-Presidential line of succession from 1993-97, serving as 1st Vice-President in 1996-97. Hodler’s involvement in IOC Commissions was extensive, and included the following: Honorary Treasurer (1964-72), Commission of Enquiry for the Winter Games (1965-68), Chairman of the Coordination Commission for the 1992, 1998, and 2002 Olympic Winter Games, Finance Commission (1967-88), and then Chairman; Legislation Commission (1968-72), Juridical Commission (1974-87, 1993-1999), Commission for the Olympic Movement (1982-2006), Apartheid and Olympism Commission (1989-92), Vice-Chairman of the Commission for the Olympic Programme (1989-94), Council of the Olympic Order (1993-2006), and the Sport and Law Commission (1995-2006).
Hodler is also known for his remarks at an IOC Session in Lausanne in December 1998 in which he exposed the bid city controversies in which IOC votes were bought by various bid cities. These were considered bombshell relevations and precipitated the Olympic Bribery Scandal that led to many IOC reforms.
|President||Fédération internationale de ski||1951—1998||Representing Switzerland|
|Member||International Olympic Committee||1963—2006||Representing Switzerland|
|President||Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations||1982—2000||Representing Switzerland|
|Executive Board Member||International Olympic Committee||1985—1993||Representing Switzerland|
|4th Vice-President||International Olympic Committee||1993—1994||Representing Switzerland|
|3rd Vice-President||International Olympic Committee||1994—1995||Representing Switzerland|
|2nd Vice-President||International Olympic Committee||1995—1996||Representing Switzerland|
|1st Vice-President||International Olympic Committee||1996—1997||Representing Switzerland|
|Executive Board Member||International Olympic Committee||1998—2002||Representing Switzerland|
|Honorary (posthumously)||International Olympic Committee||2006—2006||Representing Switzerland|
|1948 Winter Olympics||Alpine Skiing (Skiing)||Slalom, Men||Olympic||Run 1||Course Setter||Representing Switzerland|
|Slalom, Men||Olympic||Run 2||Course Setter|
|Combined, Women||Olympic||Slalom||Run 1||Course Setter|
|Combined, Women||Olympic||Slalom||Run 2||Course Setter|