BBC UK – Somerset have appointed Andrew Cornish, formerly the boss at Liverpool Airport, to be the club’s new chief executive.

Summary

  • Somerset have appointed Andrew Cornish, formerly the boss at Liverpool Airport, to be the club’s new chief executive.
  • Former club cricketer Cornish will take up office at Taunton on 3 April.
  • After last season’s uncomfortable brush with relegation, Somerset’s new County Championship season begins on 20 April with a home game against promoted Worcestershire.
  • A club statement said: “Andrew is a highly experienced and successful individual who has held important chief executive roles in leading businesses, most latterly as CEO of Liverpool Airport Holdings Ltd.
  • “These include establishing floodlights at the Cooper Associates County Ground, delivering World Cup matches in 2019, navigating through the complexities of a new T20 tournament and, most importantly, ensuring that Somerset remain a superbly competitive cricket club.


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