Geoff Allardice has been appointed as the CEO of ICC
By Sangeeta Viswas
on Sun Nov 21 2021
Geoff Allardice has been appointed as the CEO of the International Cricket Council (ICC). The former first-class cricketer has surrendered. His job permanently after being in the role on an interim basis for more than eight months.
Allardice will be replacing Manu Sawhney, whose services were terminating by the world governer body.
ICC President Greg Barkley said, “I am delighting that Geoff Allardice has agreed to take on. The role of ICC CEO on a permanent basis. He has been tremendously successful. The challenging period of the successful delivery of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. Guidance was showing.”
Allardice comes with a rich administrative feel on his CV, having been General Manager at the ICC for eight years. And has held a similar position with Cricket Australia in the past.
“Geoff has an unparalleled knowledge of the global cricket landscape. And its stakeholders and has consistently demonstrated that he is the right person to work in partnership. With our members to shape. The game for the next decade as we embark on a new journey.” strategy and provide our next commercial rights. Cycles,” Barclay said.
Allardice said after his appointment. “It is a great privilege to be appointing as CEO of the ICC and I would like to thank Greg. And the ICC Board for the opportunity to guide the sport. As we enter an exciting new phase of growth. are doing.”
“My continued focus will be on working closely with members to do the right thing for our sport. And provide long-term success and stability. I would also like to thank you. The ICC staff for their contract. And approval over the past eight months and I look forward to continuing to serve cricket with such a skillful team.”