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