The England and Wales Cricket Board will explore a claim that chairman-elect Ian Watmore left his previous job following an allegation of misconduct. Ian Watmore ratified as ECB Chair at AGM Press release • Jun 02, 2020 15:00 BST Ian Watmore's role will commence on September 1 (credit: Getty Sports) The 61-year-old is set to start his ECB role on 1 December. Ian Watmore has pledged the ECB will go ahead with the launch of The Hundred but warned that "nothing is ring-fenced" and redundancies were "inevitable" as the organisation looks to cut costs in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Former Football Association chief executive Ian Watmore will take over as ECB chairman in August (PA). - GETTY IMAGES . EXCLUSIVE: There are claims that Ian Watmore was part of a clandestine plot that could have jeopardised the EFL's record £595million TV contract with Sky Sports. The launch of the competition was postponed this year due to the virus. Published: 1 September 2020 - 3.50pm Newspaper reports into Watmore’s departure from his previous role at the English Football League led to a review, but a three-person panel reported “no evidence to support any allegation of wrongdoing on Ian Watmore’s part”. Ian Watmore to take over as ECB chairman in August after investigation finds ‘no wrongdoing’ Watmore will replace current incumbent Colin Graves The ECB are aiming to increase inclusion and diversity in cricket through its 'Inspiring Generations' strategic plan with chairman Ian Watmore hoping … Watmore quit as an independent non-executive director at the English Football League (EFL) in November 2018, citing poor health. New ECB chairman Ian Watmore intends to carry on with the implementation of The Hundred next season but admits that the governing body will have to … Ian Watmore has pledged the ECB will go ahead with the launch of The Hundred but warned that "nothing is ring-fenced" and redundancies were "inevitable" as the organisation looks to cut costs in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The ECB today welcomes Ian Watmore into the role of Chair as he begins his tenure by announcing a series of Board updates. Ian Watmore has been named as the ECB's new chairman and will succeed Colin Graves when he leaves the post in November 2020. Ian Watmore has been named as the ECB's next chair Ian Watmore has been named as the England and Wales Cricket Board's next chair to succeed Colin Graves when he leaves the post in November 2020. The ECB today welcomes Ian Watmore into the role of Chair as he begins his tenure by announcing a series of Board updates. The ECB could be left facing "very severe cash constraints and a global game in crisis" if the 2021 season is disrupted significantly by Covid-19, according to new chairman Ian Watmore. Ian Watmore has been appointed the new chairman of the England & Wales Cricket Board. ... Ian Watmore will take over from Colin Graves as chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board ahead of schedule on August 31, after an internal investigation cleared him of recent allegations. The ECB today welcomes Ian Watmore into the role of Chair as he begins his tenure by announcing a series of Board updates. Former Football Association chief executive Ian Watmore has been named as the successor to Colin Graves as ECB chairman. The […] Ian Watmore gives backing to The Hundred as he begins role as ECB chairman The inaugural edition of The Hundred was supposed to launch this summer but was put back by 12 months. England should "definitely" tour Pakistan if it is safe to do so, according to new England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Ian Watmore. Ian Watmore to start chairman’s role with ECB ahead of schedule. ECB chairman Ian Watmore hoping for 'lasting change' from measures to tackle discrimination skysports.com - By PA Media. ECB chairman, Ian Watmore. ECB to review misconduct claims against chair-elect Ian Watmore. The launch of the competition was postponed this year due to the virus. — England and Wales Cricket Board (@ECB_cricket) September 1, 2020. The ECB has appointed the former FA chief executive Ian Watmore to succeed Colin Graves as chairman.The 61-year-old will officially take up the post in November in a part-time capacity of three days a Ian Watmore has been put forward as the ECB’s preferred candidate as chairman, following a review into his time as a non-executive director at the Football League. Ian Watmore will take over from Colin Graves as chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board ahead of schedule on August 31, after an internal investigation cleared him of recent allegations. Ian Watmore, the new head of English cricket, has criticised the ECB board for being 'all white' - and says the 12-strong committee cannot lead the game effectively without more diversity. PTI London 09 September, 2020 13:08 IST New ECB chairman Ian Watmore feels the COVID-19 pandemic would leave the board with “very severe cash constraints and a global game in crisis” if it continues to rage on and disrupts the next domestic season. — England and Wales Cricket Board (@ECB_cricket) September 1, 2020 When announcing on Friday that Watmore remains chair-elect, however, an ECB statement said: “During an extensive process, that included a confidential review of the report referenced in media, the subcommittee has universally agreed that there was no evidence to support any allegation of wrongdoing on Ian Watmore’s part. Ian Watmore, ECB Chair, said: "After a rigorous selection process, which involved a number of extremely high-calibre individuals, the Nominations Committee was unanimous in its view that Ron Kalifa was the outstanding candidate." The former chief executive of the Football Association will take over from Colin Graves on Dec 1.
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