The International Cricket Council (ICC) has discontinued the services of Manu Sawhney as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with immediate effect.
The decision was taken by the ICC Board during its meeting on 8 July 2021.
“The International Cricket Council announced that Chief Executive Manu Sawhney will leave the organization with immediate effect.
A per the ICC statement issued after the meeting, Geoff Allardice will continue as Acting CEO supported by the Leadership Team working closely with the ICC Board.
Sawhney was suspended in March following various allegations in an internal review conducted by an external agency.
While Sawhney had referred to the review as a witch-hunt, the ICC Board decided to sever ties with the sports management veteran.
About Manu Sawhney:
Sawhney is the former CEO of Singapore Sports Hub and also served as Managing Director of ESPN Star Sports, a company he worked with for 17 years.
He is also a non-executive director and member of the Audit Committee of Manchester United Ltd.