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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

ICC news: Ex-ESPN-Star Sports CEO Manu Sawhney selected ICC CEO

The International Cricket Council on January 15 designated media proficient Manu Sawhney as its new CEO, supplanting officeholder David Richardson, who will venture down after the World Cup. 


ICC News :Richardson's agreement lapses toward the finish of this present summer's ODI World Cup in England. Sawhney, the previous CEO of Singapore Sports Hub and Managing Director of ESPN Star Sports, will join the association one month from now before formally assuming control over the reins from Richardson in July, the ICC said in an announcement. 

The arrangement was sanctioned by the ICC Board following a worldwide hunt and arrangement process driven by the summit body's director Shashank Manohar and the Nominations Committee. 

Manohar stated: "He brings 22 years of extraordinary business experience to the ICC and will lead the conveyance of our new worldwide development system for the game...Manu emerged as the man to work with our Members and take cricket forward." 

Sawhney, was with ESPN Star Sports for a long time and, amid his residency as Managing Director was in charge of scaling the business and multiplying yearly incomes. 

"He has demonstrated accomplishment in various influential positions in both game and broadcasting. He is a key scholar and comprehends the cricket scene and its complexities. The choice of the Nominations Committee to prescribe Manu to the Board was a consistent one..." 

Moreover, Sawhney drove the worldwide communicate association manage the ICC that kept running from 2007-2015. He is likewise a non-official executive and individual from the Audit Committee of Manchester United Ltd. 

He stated: "It is an extraordinary benefit and obligation to serve the worldwide cricket network as CEO of the ICC." Sawhney will work close by active CEO Richardson to guarantee a smooth change of authority before expecting control in July. 

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