WICB, PCB heads elected to ICC executive committee
Monday, 30 June 2014 00:00
SLC’s Chief Upali Dharmadasa onto ICC’s Finance and Commercial Affairs Committee
David Cameron, the WICB President, and Najam Sethi, the PCB Chairman, have been elected to the ICC’s five-member executive committee, which will be chaired by CA’s Wally Edwards and also includes new ICC Chairman N. Srinivasan and ECB’s Giles Clarke. David Richardson, who received a two-year contract extension as ICC Chief Executive, is an ex-officio member of the committee.
India, England and Australia have permanent representatives on the executive committee, while the other two members will be elected by the ICC board for two-year terms. The ICC Chairman’s term is also for two years.
The executive committee was created as part of the raft of administrative changes ushered in by the BCCI, ECB and CA, and described by its architects as “the sole recommendation committee on all financial (including ICC distributions and costs), constitutional, personnel (other than event personnel), anti-corruption, ethics, integrity, development and director nominations matters”.
The ICC board also ratified the composition of other committees at the annual conference in Melbourne and Cricket South Africa was the only Full Member to not have a representative on any of them.
Clarke was appointed the chair of the ICC’s Finance and Commercial Affairs Committee, which will comprise Edwards, Srinivasan, BCB President Nazmul Hassan and SLC President Jayantha Dharmadasa. Richardson will once again be an ex-officio member on the committee.
NZC Director Martin Snedden will chair the Governance Review Committee, which includes Zimbabwe Cricket’s Peter Chingoka, BCCI Secretary Sanjay Patel, Singapore’s Imran Khawaja and Hassan. Srinivasan and Richardson are ex-officio members on the committee.
The ICC Development Committee was reconstituted to grow cricket beyond its traditional boundaries. It will be chaired by Srinivasan and include the three Associate Member representatives of the ICC Board, the three Associate Member representatives on the Chief Executives’ Committee and the Affiliate Members’ Global Representative. It will also include Chingoka, Cameron, Snedden, as well as Richardson and the ICC Head of Global Development Tim Anderson as ex-officio members.
The team that will review the anti-corruption processes and resources at international and domestic level will be chaired by Richardson and includes ECB Chief Executive David Collier, BCCI representative Sundar Raman, CA Chief Executive James Sutherland and an independent expert.