Geoff Allardyce has been appointed as the permanent CEO of ICC.© Twitter
The International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed on Sunday that Geoff Allardyce has been appointed as the organisation’s permanent CEO after more than eight months in the role on an interim basis. Allardyce, a former first-class cricketer, was ICC General Manager, Cricket for eight years, having previously held a similar role at Cricket Australia. In an official release, ICC President Greg Barkley said: “I am delighted that Geoff has agreed to take on the role of ICC CEO on a permanent basis. He has shown tremendous leadership during an extremely challenging period that has led to the successful delivery of ICC Men’s. It has resulted in T20 World Cup 2021.”
“Geoff has unmatched 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 strategy and deliver the rights to our next commercial cycle,” he said.
ICC CEO Geoff Allardyce said: “It is a great privilege to be appointed as CEO of the ICC and I would like to thank Greg and the ICC Board for the opportunity to lead the game 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 like to thank the ICC staff for their commitment and support over the past eight months and I’ I look forward to continuing to serve cricket with such a talented team.”
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