BCCI elevates Hemang Amin to IPL COO


MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday appointed Hemang Amin as the chief operating officer (COO) of the VIVO Indian Premier League.
Amin, who was most recently assistant general manager – Finance, Commercial & Events at BCCI, fills a vacancy that has been open since Sundar Raman resigned in November 2015. He has been with Indian cricket board for the the last seven years.
Amin will continue to report to BCCI chief executive Rahul Johri.
BCCI acting president CK Khanna said, “Mr Amin has been instrumental during a pivotal transition period for the IPL. His leadership over the past seven years has shaped IPL’s strategy, laying a strong foundation for future course, improvements and success.”
Board acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary said, “Mr Amin’s experience, strong leadership and inclusive management style will further elevate the Indian Premier League and grow engagement among fans around the world.”
IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla said, “Mr Hemang Amin is a wonderful executive with an incredible breadth of experience and relationships across a variety of markets and our stakeholders. Having worked with him firsthand, I know he will be a fine leader for the IPL and will bring unmatched innovation, passion, and vision to the role.”