Ellyse Perry, the retired Australian female cricketer, thinks that it is the perfect time for Cricket Australia (CA) to have its female CEO.
She elaborated CA was ready for the female CEO a long time ago. Also, Ellyse preferred a few names of the candidates suitable for the position.
Discussing the details, she maintained, however, many working women are a part of CA under high commissioner but the board needs female CEO as well.
Among her chosen names, Chris Matthews was one of the names that shall be considered for hiring for the available post. She named Belinda Clark, and Steph Beltrame as examples of the working women in the high executive depart of the board.
Ellyse Perry: Cricket Australia is ready for its female CEO
“I think Cricket Australia has been ready for a female CEO for a long time. I know Chris (Matthews) was in discussions for the last round of hiring for the role. I don’t think it’s something that’s new. We’ve got a number of women working in high executive roles in Cricket Australia, Belinda Clark, and Steph Beltrame to name a couple.” she added.
“They are absolutely pivotal in the way that we operate. So, yeah, I think there’s some really strong representation.” Ellyse Perry further added.
The lady was retired in the midst of the Women’s world cup 2019. Unfortunately, she could not feature herself in the finals of the mega-event because of her injury and was saddened for not participating. However, the side managed to defeat India in the finals and lifted the trophy to become the world’s champions.