Thursday, February 2, 2023

Who’s Who in Cricket: Tom Harrison

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Current Roles
Sports Leadership Consultant (Self Employed) (Sep 2022 – Present)

Previous Roles
CEO, England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) (Jan 2015 – June 2022) 
Senior Vice President – Head of Sales (UK & Ireland), IMG Media (July 2013-Jan 2015)
Vice President – Sales, Production and Business Development, IMG Media (Sep 2011-Jul 2013)
AVP – Syndication, ESPN STAR Sports (Dec 2007-Sep 2011)
Commercial Director, Challenger World (Dec 2006-Jan 2008)
Head of Marketing, England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) (Nov 2002-Dec 2006)
Sales and Marketing Director, Play Sport New Media (Oct 2000-Nov 2002)

Bio

A cricketer from the start, Tom Harrison represented Northamptonshire and Derbyshire in first class and List A matches. He still plays club cricket. 

However, Harrison’s more prominent career has been as an executive and cricket administrator. After various roles in the cricket world in marketing and broadcast, he became the CEO of the England and Wales Cricket Board in 2015 at the age of just 43. He stepped down in June 2022 after 7 years in charge. 

During his tenure, Harrison oversaw many changes in the domestic game, including the launch of The Hundred, and helped see England Cricket through the Covid-19 Pandemic.

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