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The Pakistan Cricket Board has named Faisal Hasnain as its new Chief Executive Officer, following a thorough recruitment process. In January 2022, he will formally take over as president.
Faisal is a UK-qualified Chartered Accountant with over 35 years of experience working in high-profile financial and sports administration roles with some of the world's most prestigious blue chip companies. This includes his roles as Chief Financial Officer of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Managing Director of Zimbabwe Cricket in Monaco and Dubai (ZC).
“I feel honoured and privileged to have been awarded with this once in a lifetime opportunity to serve Pakistan cricket and thank the PCB Chairman and the Board of Governors for having the confidence in my capabilities,” Faisal Hasnain said.
“I am fully committed to playing my part in delivering the PCB Chairman’s vision for Pakistan cricket, fulfilling the expectations and dreams of millions of passionate Pakistan cricket fans and strengthening the relationships with our existing commercial partners, the ICC and other Cricket Boards and developing new partnerships as we move forward,”
“These are highly exciting times in Pakistan cricket and I look forward to working very closely with my colleagues at the PCB so that we can collectively further enhance the image, reputation and profile of this great institution” he added.
As the ICC’s Chief Financial Officer, Faisal managed an overall financial portfolio of around $3billion and was also involved in the sale of the ICC’s commercial rights for the 2007-2015 and the 2016-2023 commercial cycles.