Livestrong CEO to step down

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Livestrong CEO Doug Ulman will step down after 14 years at the helm of the cancer charity organization founded by Lance Armstrong.

“I will always support the Foundation and its outstanding free services for people affected by cancer and will remain sincerely and deeply grateful for the opportunity that Lance Armstrong and [Livestrong board chairman] Jeff Garvey gave me to become a part of the Livestrong mission,” Ulman wrote in a blog post.

Ulman will move at the end of the year to Columbus, Ohio, to become CEO of Peletonia, a charity bike event.

He told The Associated Press that the period since Armstrong and the charity cut ties in fall 2012, and the cyclist confessed to doping in January 2013 was “the most stressful period of my life, by a landslide, and my family’s life.”

Armstrong, stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles, said he might start a new cancer foundation.

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