June 6 (CRICKETNMORE) - Cricket Australia Chief Executive Officer James Sutherland has today advised the Chairman and Board of Cricket Australia of his intention to stand down from his position.
Sutherland, who began at Cricket Australia in 1998, has been CEO since 2001. He has provided 12 months’ notice and will continue in his current position until a suitable replacement is found. The period allows for a transition to complete a comprehensive handover with the successful candidate.
The Board has appointed Executive Search agency Egon Zehnder to conduct the recruitment process to replace Sutherland. Fiona McGauchie will lead this process and expressions of interest in the role can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Speaking on his decision, Mr Sutherland said he felt the time was right to step down.
“After nearly 20 years at Cricket Australia, the time is right. I feel very comfortable that this is the right time for me and a good time for the game.