Cricket Australia introduced Nick Hockley confirmed as its new Chief Executive Officer on Monday (CEO). Since June 2020, Hockley has served as temporary CEO.
“The board of Cricket Australia confirms Nick Hockley’s appointment as Chief Executive Officer,” Cricket Australia said in a statement (CA).
Nick Hockley benefited from the success of the previous year’s domestic and international season in Australia.
“Hockley has been Interim CEO of CA since June 2020, overseeing the efficient organization of international and local last season events notwithstanding the coronavirus pandemic,” said the statement.
Nick Hockley confirmed: CEO a chartered accountant by profession who has spent nearly a decade in cricket. Serving as CEO of the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 (which has been rescheduled for 2022) local organizing committee. Head of commercial projects at the Cricket Association, and general manager, commercial and marketing, at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
Hockley formerly served as the head of commercial talks for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
“I’ve gained firsthand knowledge of the role’s breadth, scope, and significance during the last 12 months. My approach has been and will continue to be to bring individuals together from across the game. As I feel this is critical to realizing our full potential “Hockley said in a statement.
CA Chairman Earl Eddings commended Hockley’s contribution during the previous 12 months.
“From delivering the historic T20 Women’s World Cup to guaranteeing a safe and successful 2020-21 season. Nick has already established himself as a leader among Australian and international sports administrators,” Eddings said.