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  • ICC ANNOUNCES RECRUITMENT PROCESS FOR AN INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR


    11/13/17

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the process for the recruitment of an Independent Director for the ICC Board. The introduction of an Independent Director, who must be female, was approved by the ICC Full Council in June 2017 as part of wide ranging constitutional change aimed at improving the global governance of the sport.

    The successful candidate is expected to have a genuine passion for and interest in the sport of cricket combined with recent and relevant experience at a senior level in a commercial, voluntary or public environment. She must be independent of the ICC and during the term of her appointment must not hold any office or perform any executive or operational duties for any ICC Member or state, association or member of any Member.

    ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar said: “This is a key appointment to the ICC Board and adding another independent director – particularly a female – is an important step forward in improving our governance. We are open-minded about the expertise the successful candidate might bring the table but they must be a cricket enthusiast who complements the existing skills and experience already on our Board.”

    The Independent Director will be appointed for a two-year term although she may be re-appointed for two further terms with a maximum six year consecutive period of service.

    Further details can be found here. Anyone interested in being considered for the role should contact the ICC directly on the following email address. independent.director@icc-cricket.com

    ENDS

    FOR MORE DETAILS CONTACT

    ICC Media and Communications Department

    PO Box 500 070

    Dubai, UAE

    Tel: +971 4 382 8800

    www.icc-cricket.com

    ABOUT THE ICC

    The ICC is the global governing body for cricket. Representing 104 members, the ICC governs and administrates the game and is responsible for the staging of major international tournaments including the ICC World Cup and Women’s World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy and the ICC Men’s and Women’s World T20.

    The ICC presides over the ICC Code of Conduct which sets the professional standards of discipline for international cricket, playing conditions, bowling reviews and other ICC regulations. The Laws of the game remain under the auspices of the MCC.

    The ICC also appoints the umpires and referees that officiate at all sanctioned Test matches, One Day International and Twenty20 Internationals. Through the Anti-Corruption Unit it coordinates action against corruption and match fixing.

    The ICC Development department works with associate members to improve the quality of international cricket, build better cricket systems, get more people playing cricket and grow the game.
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