AAP Australian Sports – EDS:The 5th par of the story “Cri CA Amarfio” sent at: 07/11/2018 17:54 has been amended to remove reference to Sean Carroll overseeing CA’s anti-corruption program

SYDNEY, Nov 7 AAP – Cricket Australia’s push for cultural change took on new meaning on Wednesday morning, when executive Ben Amarfio was escorted from the organisation’s headquarters in Melbourne.

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  • EDS:The 5th par of the story “Cri CA Amarfio” sent at: 07/11/2018 17:54 has been amended to remove reference to Sean Carroll overseeing CA’s anti-corruption program SYDNEY, Nov 7 AAP – Cricket Australia’s push for cultural change took on new meaning on Wednesday morning, when executive Ben Amarfio was escorted from the organisation’s headquarters in Melbourne.
  • Pat Howard and Amarfio, two of the most polarising and powerful figures at CA, were shown the door by chief executive Kevin Roberts.
  • AAP understands the exit of Amarfio, CA’s general manager of broadcasting, digital media and commercial, was more messy.
  • CA’s digital arm, previously under Amarfio’s stewardship, will now form part of a ‘fan engagement’ department under former Big Bash League boss Anthony Everard.
  • Amarfio has long rubbed many CA staff the wrong way, with the most notable example being a request that his secretary cook and serve him a hot breakfast in his glass-encased office.

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