International Cricket Council (ICC) Appoints Indra Nooyi as Independent Director (Download PDF)


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The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced appointment of Indra Nooyi as its first female Independent Director. Who is Indra Nooyi? - Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi is an Indian American businesswoman.

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  • Current Chairwoman and CEO of PepsiCo.

  • Consistently ranked by Fortune Magazine among the World’s Most Powerful Women.

  • Joins the board in June 2018 to align the term of the ICC Independent Chairman.

How Long is the Term of an ICC Independent Director?

  • The Independent Director will be appointed for a two-year term although she may be re-appointed for two further terms with a maximum six-year consecutive period of service.

Background on ICC Changes

  • The ICC had approved a wide list of changes to its governance structure, including the expansion of its Board to 17 directors: 12 Full Members, three Associates, the ICC chairman, and an independent director who must be a woman.

  • Constitutional change were to improve the global governance of the sport.

  • The ICC needed a cricket enthusiast with experience in the commercial sector and independent of the ICC, any Member or state or associated organization.

What is ICC?

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket

  • Has 104 members: 12 full members that play Test matches and 92 Associate Members.

  • Responsible for the organisation and governance of cricket’s major international tournaments, most notably the Cricket World Cup.

  • Appoints umpires and referees that officiate at all sanctioned Tests, One Days, and Twenty20 internationals.

  • Sets professional standards of discipline for international cricket.

- Published/Last Modified on: April 7, 2018

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