Manu Sawhney appointed ICC’s Chief Executive Officer

first_imgManu Sawhney appointed ICC’s Chief Executive OfficerManu Sawhney to replace David Richardson who will step down as the CEO of the International Cricket Council after the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales.advertisement Press Trust of India DubaiJanuary 15, 2019UPDATED: January 15, 2019 18:05 IST Manu Sawhney will join ICC next month before formally taking over the reins from David Richardson in July (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSManu Sawhney replaces David Richardson as the new CEO of ICCRichardson’s contract expires at the end of 2019 World Cup in England and WalesSawhney was with ESPN Star Sports for 17 yearsThe International Cricket Council on Tuesday appointed media professional Manu Sawhney as its new chief executive officer, replacing incumbent David Richardson, who will step down after the World Cup.Richardson’s contract expires at the end of this summer’s ODI World Cup in England and Wales.Sawhney, the former CEO of Singapore Sports Hub and Managing Director of ESPN Star Sports, will join the organisation next month before formally taking over the reins from Richardson in July, the ICC said in a statement.The appointment was ratified by the ICC Board following a global search and appointment process led by the apex body’s chairman Shashank Manohar and the Nominations Committee.Manohar said: “He brings 22 years of outstanding commercial experience to the ICC and will lead the delivery of our new global growth strategy for the game…Manu stood out as the man to work with our Members and take cricket forward.”Sawhney, was with ESPN Star Sports for 17 years and, during his tenure as Managing Director was responsible for scaling the business and doubling annual revenues.”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. The decision of the Nominations Committee to recommend Manu to the Board was a unanimous one…”Additionally, Sawhney led the global broadcast partnership deal with the ICC that ran from 2007-2015. He is also a non-executive director and member of the Audit Committee of Manchester United Ltd.advertisementHe said: “It is a great privilege and responsibility to serve the global cricket community as CEO of the ICC.”Sawhney will work alongside outgoing CEO Richardson to ensure a smooth transition of leadership before assuming control in July.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byPTI Tags :Follow Manu SawhneyFollow David RichardsonFollow International Cricket Councillast_img read more

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Aalborg Handbold is the new Danish champion

aalborg handboldDanish handballdanish handball play-offkif kolding kobenhavn ← Previous Story “Last call” for 21st EUROFEST in Slovenia Next Story → Kasper Hvidt about Makarska Camp: “Pleasure to work with Peric and other great goalkeepers” Great performance in the two matches of the Danish Play-Off Final and great success for Aalborg Handbold – new Danish champion. After fantastic +8 from the first match (29:21), handball fans in Denmark expected much more intensity in the second clash with KIF Kolding, but Hvidt and other world-class stars couldn’t make anything even in front of their fans – 29:26 for Aalborg (59:47 cumulative). Kristian Kjelling had outstanding night in his last match for Aalborg…KIF Kolding København: Boris Schnuckel 8, Lukas Karlsson 4, Bo Spellerberg 3, Simon Jensen 2, Lasse Boesen 2, Kim Andersson 2, Cyril Viudes 2, Kasper Irming 2 (1) og Rasmus Jensen 1.Aalborg Håndbold:  Kristian Kjelling 11 (3), Johan Jakobsson 6, Jacob Bagersted 4, Mads Mensah Larsen 3, Håvard Tvedten 3, Niclas Barud 1 og Rune Spliid 1. read more

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