The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Australia Local Organising Committee confirms the appointment of Michelle Enright to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Australia 2022 Local Organising Committee.
Michelle, who has been acting in the role for the past 12 months, brings a wealth of experience with her extensive knowledge in the running of major sporting events, a press release said.
Michelle joined the Local Organising Committee in 2018 as the General Manager, Finance and Business Services and was then promoted to Chief Operating Officer before stepping into the interim CEO role in June 2020.
For the past 20 years, Michelle has held a number of senior management roles across different sporting organisations including, Netball NZ, High Performance Sport NZ and NZ Academy of Sport North Island, before moving into major events, working on the FIFA U-20 World Cup and the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Chair of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Australia Local Organising Committee, John Harnden AM, congratulated Michelle on her appointment:
“Michelle played a central role in the delivery and the successful running of the The 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup and we are incredibly fortunate to have Michelle lead us during the next exciting stage in our history, as we prepare to host the world’s best men’s cricketers compete in this major global event,” he said.
“Michelle’s experience and track record of leadership is first class, and this has been tested during the change and complexity brought about by Covid-19 as she has tackled some complex and challenging situations.”
Michelle Enright said: “I am honoured and excited to be appointed to this role and look forward to continuing to work with the amazing team and our supportive partners in bringing together what can only be described as a significant world event for so many people not only here in Australia but across the world,” she said.
“I feel grateful for the opportunity and privileged to work for a sport that reaches so many people, inspires so much passion and delivers such a diverse range of benefits.
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