Andrew Demetriou, a former head of one of Australia’s elite sport leagues, is to become a director of casino operator Crown Resorts Ltd.
Mr Demetriou (pictured) was chief executive of the Australian Football League – the governing body for the highest professional level of a sport popularly known outside the country as ‘Aussie Rules’ – for 11 years until June this year.
During his AFL tenure, Mr Demetriou – a former top player – had to deal in 2013 with a player doping scandal affecting the Essendon Football Club, based in Melbourne.
“Andrew brings to the Crown Resorts board his vast experience in managing a complex organisation including dealing with multiple stakeholders, as well as an excellent understanding of the Australian consumer and media,’’ James Packer, chairman of Crown said in a statement.
The appointment will be made “subject to receipt of all necessary gaming regulatory approvals,” added the filing.
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