Last Update on: July 14th, 2020 at 02:37 pm
The Board of Control For Cricket in India (BCCI) appointed Hemang Amin as interim CEO. Hemang Amin was officiating as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for IPL and used to report to Rahul Johri. However, following the release of Rahul Johri from the post of CEO, Amin has been temporarily appointed for the role.
The cricket board is expected to appoint a new CEO in the next two months. Board secretary Jay Shah informed about the appointment of Hemang Amin via e-mail. He also requested the affiliates to extend their all possible co-operation with the interim CEO.
“As you might be aware, Mr. Rahul Johri who was the CEO, has resigned and is now no longer with BCCI. We have appointed Mr. Hemang Amin, COO, IPL as the interim CEO of the BCCI,” Shah wrote in an email, accessed by Cricbuzz.
“I request you to extend all possible co-operation to Mr. Amin in his new role.”
According to various media reports, the Apex Council will be informed about the criteria the new CEO needs to meet during the meeting on July 17. In 2016, the board had hired Korn Ferry, a well known agency, to recruit a new CEO. But this time around the board will looking for the new candidate itself.
“Until a new CEO takes over, the board has asked Amin to handle CEO’s role for an interim period. The board will discuss on the appointment of new CEO, advertisement will be given and applications will be invited for the post in coming days. A new CEO will only take charge after nearly two months,” sources in the BCCI was quoted as saying by the Indian Express.
Board acting president CK Khanna welcome Hemang Amin and said that he has been instrumental during a pivotal transition period for the IPL. His leadership over the past 7 years has shaped IPL’s strategy, laying a strong foundation for future course, improvements and success.