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Cricket Australia (CA) has announced the appointment of Sarah Adam-Gedge as an Independent Director.
Adam-Gedge has been appointed to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Michelle Tredenick who had served on the CA Board since 2015.
Adam-Gedge has held senior positions in Australia and globally in the digital transformation and technology industry starting at IBM where she became Managing Director and VP Growth Markets.
Most recently she was Managing Director and CEO of Wipro Australia and New Zealand, an Indian information and technology consulting business.
A chartered accountant, Adam-Gedge previously worked in the professional services industry and has extensive board room experience including as Deputy Chair of ship building company Austal Ltd and was previously on the board of Ovarian Cancer Australia. In addition, she has recently joined the boards of Codan Ltd and Kinetic IT Pty Ltd.
Mike Baird, CA Chair said:
“Sarah brings a wealth of experience to the CA Board in areas that are crucial to Australian Cricket’s growth and prosperity including the digital and technology space and global engagement.
“Importantly, she also has a passion for cricket and her expertise will help us ensure we continue to make the best decisions on behalf of the game’s participants and fans.”
Photo Credit: LinkedIn Profile Photo of Mike Baird
Sarah Adam-Gedge, CA Director said:
“I’m honoured to join the CA Board and to be given the opportunity to help Australian Cricket at a time when we look to capitalise on some great opportunities for the game.
“We have ambitious plans for participation growth, fan engagement, financial sustainability and high performance and I hope my business experience, and also my love of cricket, will help achieve our goals.”