The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced the appointment of Manu Sawhney as its new Chief Executive Officer.
The new CEO has an elaborate experience with the sports events as he was worked as the CEO of Singapore SportsHub and MD of ESPN star Sports,before.
Manu Sawhney will join the global cricket governing body next month,even though he will formally take up the charges in July ,only.
The present CEO David Richardson will only leave in July after the ICC men’s World Cup
The appointment was ratified by the ICC Board following a global search and appointment process led by ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar and the Nominations Committee.
“Our search produced a host of excellent candidates from around the world, but Sawhney stood out as the man to work with our Members and take cricket forward.He has proven success in a number of leadership roles in both sport and broadcasting. He is a strategic thinker and understands the cricket landscape and its complexities” said Shashank Manohar.
Manu Sawhny after knowing the appointment order commented”It is a great privilege and responsibility to serve the global cricket community as CEO of the ICC. The sport has more than a billion fans and an ambitious growth strategy so it is a very exciting time to lead the organisation.”