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Cricket Australia on Thursday appointed Lachlan Henderson as the brand new chairman of the board to switch interim chairman Richard Freudenstein. Henderson, a former first-class participant and present CEO of Epworth HealthCare, is the third president to be introduced within the final 5 months and holds a everlasting place that was vacated by Earl Eddings after his resignation in October final 12 months.
“Dr. Henderson, who will start instantly, acknowledged that his priorities can be to make sure a robust and sustainable financial future for cricket, elevated participation, particularly amongst women and girls, higher session with state and regional presidencies and all stakeholders, and excessive requirements of conduct all through the sport.” the cricket board mentioned in an announcement Thursday.
Henderson, who performed age-class cricket in Western Australia within the Nineteen Eighties and joined Cricket Australia as a board member in 2018, will take the lead at an necessary stage following the resignation of Australian take a look at captain Tim Paine and head coach Justin Langer.
“I want to thank Richard, the opposite CA leaders, and the state presidents and boards for his or her help. It’s a privilege and honor to be elected chairman and serve our nationwide sport,” mentioned Henderson, who was chairman of Western Australia Cricket. Affiliation for 2 years.
Henderson mentioned he “appears ahead to working carefully with our state and regional cricket chairs and associations, the Australian Cricketers’ Affiliation (ACA), our gamers and companions, so we will join and work collectively to make sure that cricket continues to thrive as Australia’s favourite sport sooner or later.”
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