PCB appoints Barrister Salman Naseer as new Chief Operating Officer

By: News Desk
Published: 05:59 PM, 4 Feb, 2020
Prime Minister Imran Khan with the newly appointed Chief Operating Officer, Barrister Salman Naseer
Caption: Salman Naseer after a meeting with PM Imran Khan. File photo
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Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed Barrister Salman Naseer as new Chief Operating Officer after the Board of Governors approved Ehsan Mani’s recommendation who had led a recruitment process along with two BoG Members, Asad Ali Khan and Mr Shahrez Abdullah Khan.

Barrister Salman had been handling the additional charge of Acting Chief Operating Officer since 22 November 2019 after the resignation of Subhan AHmed.

A Bar-at-Law from the prestigious City Law School and Lincoln’s Inn, London, Salman Naseer joined the PCB in September 2011.

During his time at the PCB, Salman Naseer has been involved in preparation and drafting of rules, codes, policies and bylaws pertaining to regulation of cricket, conduct of cricketers, employees, coaches and support personnel; conferencing and acting on behalf of players; prosecuting players for violating PCB’s Anti-Corruption Code; drafting and vetting of tender documents and commercial contracts including for Media Rights, Franchise Rights, Licensing Rights etc.

Reacting to his appointment, Salman Naseer said: “I am honoured to have been assigned this role at such an exciting time when international teams are regularly touring Pakistan and the entire HBL Pakistan Super League is taking place where it belongs. I look forward to working with the management team and making a meaningful contribution so that we can collectively transform the PCB into a high-performing organisation.”

PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani said: “I congratulate Salman on his appointment as the Chief Operating Officer. He is one of the brightest from the young generation of PCB staffers who have stepped up and taken on extra responsibility during his interim appointment.”

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