FICA creates new leadership structure, Paul Marsh named Executive Chairman

May quit yesterday after being the face of FICA for eight years, lashing out at the sport's administrators and their alleged "threats, intimidation and backroom deals". Adams hoped the new office-bearers would match May's dedication.

updated: June 06, 2013 09:53 IST
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Melbourne: The Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) on Thursday unveiled a new leadership structure after the resignation of its long-serving CEO Tim May by making Paul Marsh the Executive Chairman of the body.

FICA President Jimmy Adams said Marsh was elected as Executive Chairman by Chief Executives of the individual player associations, with Ian Smith as Chief Operating Officer.

"Mr. Marsh is the current Chief Executive of the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA), and will continue to operate in this capacity alongside his new role, which will involve him being accountable for FICA's performance and being the organisation's main spokesperson," FICA said in a statement.

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