Harnden appointed to 2015 Cricket World Cup role
John Harnden, the outgoing chief executive of the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA), has been appointed chief executive of the local organising committee for the 2015 Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Harnden, who announced his resignation from his current position last week, previously worked as chief executive of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation and Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
2015 Cricket World Cup local organising committee chairman James Strong said: "John is known and admired around the world for his strategic thinking, the personal commitment he brings to every task, his ability to build and lead outstanding teams and his willingness to work collaboratively with everyone involved in a project.”
Harnden added: "Cricket is a passion for me from a personal and a professional perspective. I am delighted to be a part of the 2015 Cricket World Cup and look forward to working with James Strong and the rest of the board as well as everyone at New Zealand Cricket and Cricket Australia.”
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