Andy Hunt, the Chief Executive of the British Olympic Association (BOA) and Chef de Mission for Team GB at the London 2012 Olympic Games, will step down at the end of the month to pursue other opportunities.
Hunt informed the BOA Board of Directors of his decision at its meeting today.
"It has been an amazing four years leading the BOA as the host National Olympic Committee for the London 2012 Games," he said.
"I will always be proud to have led Team GB at a Home Games and of the fantastic performance of the team this summer and the way in which the BOA supported the athletes.
"Now that the Games are over, and the organisation’s strategy for the next four years is taking shape, the BOA's responsibilities and the job of the CEO are different, and I feel it is the right time for me to move on to another leadership role."