Upon announcing her departure, outgoing CEO Jerril Rechter AM said: “I am pleased to have had the opportunity to lead Basketball Australia and to achieve outcomes in the areas of diversity, growth, participation and high performance. I thank the many stakeholders in government, commercial partners and the basketball community who have collaborated with the organisation and shared in the vision for the sport.”
T. he board of Basketball Australia (BA) has announced CEO, Jerril Rechter, has resigned and will depart the organisation on April 1. Rechter was named BA CEO in February 2019 and was a key influence in the organisation winning the rights to host the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup and guiding the organisation through the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Jerril Rechter will stand down as Basketball Australia chief executive, just months before the Boomers and Opals contest the Tokyo Olympics. The chief executive began in the role in February 2019, overseeing the WNBL's COVID-19 hub tournament, earning the 2022 women's World Cup hosting rights and ordering a review into BA's racial equality.
Jerril Rechter to lead Basketball Australia. Via Basketball Australia Basketball Australia has announced the appointment of Jerril Rechter as Chief Executive Officer. With an executive-level career spanning over 20 years, Jerril is known as an innovator, a leader and an influencer. She is an experienced CEO who over the last seven years has played a significant role in promoting health, well-being, sport and physical activity in her role as the CEO of VicHealth.
On Wednesday, Jerril Rechter was named as the new CEO of Basketball Australia, coming off a successful stint as the CEO of VicHealth.
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Introducing the Plan, Basketball Australia CEO Jerril Rechter AM said, “Today is a significant day for Basketball Australia in our vision to make certain that everyone in Australia values their connection with basketball by ensuring fair, safe and inclusive environments for all.
Jerril Rechter has resigned from her position as CEO of Basketball Australia, a source tells ESPN. She will leave BA on April 1, 2021. She was announced as CEO in March 2019. The Board of Basketball Australia (BA) announced today that CEO Jerril Rechter AM has resigned and will be leaving the organisation on 1 April 2021.
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