Sawhney to head ICC

Manu Sawhney, the former Sports Hub CEO who oversaw the first National Day Parade held at the National Stadium, intends to further cricket's popularity both internationally and in Singapore.
Manu Sawhney, the former Sports Hub CEO who oversaw the first National Day Parade held at the National Stadium, intends to further cricket's popularity both internationally and in Singapore.ST FILE PHOTO

Singaporean will take up CEO post at cricket governing body after this year's World Cup

Manu Sawhney, the former chief executive of the Singapore Sports Hub, was yesterday named the International Cricket Council's (ICC) new CEO.

The Singaporean will be based in the sport's governing body's headquarters in Dubai from next month and will officially take over from David Richardson after the Cricket World Cup in England and Wales from May to July.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 16, 2019, with the headline 'Sawhney to head ICC'. Print Edition | Subscribe