Golden 25 -- #19 Debbie Jevans

(ATR) CEO of England 2015 Rugby World Championships.

(ATR)One of the top sports executives in the Olympic Movement, Jevans is CEO of England 2015, the organizing committee for the upcoming IRB World Cup, one of the headline events of the year.

Jevans, 53, is former sport director for London 2012 and also served as secretary general of the International Tennis Federation.

2014 ranking: unranked

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The list spotlights 25 individuals who will have substantial influence on the Olympic Movement in the year ahead. The Golden 25 is compiled by the staff of Around the Rings, the world’s most experienced journalistic team dedicated to covering the Olympics.

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