Dubai: Steve Elworthy was today declared as managing director of the ICC 2019 World Cup by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and hosts England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
Earlier, Elworthy has worked as Tournament Director for three different ICC global events including the Champions Trophy in 2013 and the World T20 tournament in 2009 along with the inaugural World T20 in South Africa in 2007.
Elworthy will be supervising a dedicated Lord’s based team responsible for all aspects of the tournament in his new role.
Elworthy will be looking after marketing, logistics, cricket operations, volunteering and security.
ICC chief executive David Richardson welcomed Elworthy’s appointment and said: “Steve is well respected and enjoys an excellent relationship with the ICC events staff. He has a proven track record as a cricket administrator.”
He further stated: “I’m confident that the ICC and Steve’s team will work together to ensure they scale new heights in delivering an unforgettable event for players, spectators, media and sponsors.”