Martin Snedden replaces Greg Barclay as New Zealand Cricket chairman

Martin Snedden has been elected as the brand new chairman of New Zealand Cricket (NZC), after the put up grew to become vacant following Greg Barclay’s election as the ICC chairman.

Snedden, who performed 25 Exams and 93 ODIs between 1980 and 1990, has performed outstanding roles at NZC previously too – as chief govt and a board member of the organisation from 1990 to 1992; 1999 to 2001 and once more from 2013 till current.

In his new position, Snedden will likely be NZC’s consultant on the board of the ICC, “a task with which he is very familiar, having been seconded to the role in 2013 and 2014 during Stuart Heal’s tenure, as well as being a member of the ICC chief executives committee from 2001-2007”, as an NZC assertion put it.

“I’d like to thank Greg for the outstanding direction and guidance he’s given the board since being elected as chair in 2016,” Snedden stated within the NZC assertion. “It is a measure of the success he has overseen in this role that he has now been elected the ICC chair.

“Equally, I might prefer to thank my fellow NZC administrators for his or her help. I do know that, along with chief govt David White and his glorious administration crew, we’ll assist lead the game out of this international pandemic and embrace a robust and sustainable future.

“I look forward to working with the members of NZC, the Major Associations and Districts Associations, as well as the New Zealand Cricket Players Association and the wider cricket family in New Zealand.”

Snedden has been in senior positions elsewhere too, together with as chief govt of the 2011 Rugby World Cup and as a director of the World Masters Video games 2017. He’s at present a part of the NZC Board’s Ladies in Governance undertaking sub-committee, member of the board’s Excessive-Efficiency Advisory Group and director on the board of Ladies in Sport Aotearoa, and a trustee of the Cricketers’ Hardship Belief.

He’ll, nonetheless, have to instantly stand down from his position as guide lead of One Cricket undertaking, an initiative geared toward reviewing and bettering the supply of cricket in New Zealand.

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