Executive Transactions: CA Appoints Earl Eddings Chair
Cricket Australia announced on Wednesday that interim Chair EARL EDDINGS was appointed to the position permanently but the move "upset" Cricket Victoria. Victoria's public opposition "caught other states by surprise," with some "shocked" that it would be "so forthright over what is effectively a job title" (THE AGE, 11/28). ... Scottish Premiership side Kilmarnock Dir JOHN KILTIE resigned, saying that his "principles" mean he cannot continue. Kiltie follows fellow board member BILL WHITE, who stepped down last week. White departed after 15 months with the Ayrshire club, while Kiltie spent four years at Rugby Park (BBC, 11/27). ... Columbia Sportswear named former Nike exec JOHN SOH VP & GM of China, effective in February (Columbia). ... The World Golf Foundation Board of Directors announced GREG MCLAUGHLIN will assume the combined roles and responsibilities of WGF CEO and president of The First Tee. He will direct the WGF, The First Tee and World Golf Hall of Fame, expanding the reach, impact and global prominence of each and ensuring financial performance and sustainability (WGF).