Cape Town - The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has promoted Steve Elworthy
to the position of managing director of global events and marketing.
According to the SportsPro website, Elworthy has been the ECB director of
marketing and communications since 2010.
His new title will reflect his
responsibility for major events as he prepares to serve as tournament
director for the ICC Champions Trophy in England, starting on June 6.
Elworthy, 48, joined the organisation as the tournament director for
the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 in England, having performed the same role
for the inaugural edition of the tournament in South Africa in 2007.
Elworthy played four Tests and 39 ODIs for the Proteas, taking 13 and 44 wickets respectively.