Canterbury Cricket are pleased to announce that Leeann Watson has joined their Board with immediate effect. Leeann is currently the Chief Executive of the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce, where she continues to be the pre-eminent advocate for businesses in Canterbury. In addition to the strong commercial skills which Leeann possesses and brings to Canterbury Cricket, she has extensive governance experience through her positions as a Director of the Champion Canterbury Business Awards, a Director of Canterbury Regional Business Partners Limited, and as the Chair of the Board of Trustees at Christchurch Boys High School. Leeann joins the Board of Canterbury Cricket following Alison Adams recent departure from the Board to take up employment overseas.
The Chair of the Board of Canterbury Cricket Ashley Taggart commented “We are delighted to have Leeann join the Board, and we are looking forward to her contribution to the Board and cricket in Canterbury. I am sure that she will play an important role in accelerating the reach of cricket in Canterbury into Canterbury’s business community”.