Dr. Donald Peters, former President of the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and starts work on November 5, 2007.
Dr. Peters, a Dominican, has a wide academic and sports background. He has served as a college President, Provost and University Vice President in the USA and Bermuda. He was elected as the youngest General Secretary of the Dominica Amateur Sports Association and subsequently was appointed one of the country’s representatives on the Windward Islands Cricket Board of Control (WICBC) and manager of the national cricket team.
The new CEO has an exceptionally successful track record at senior management level in several different academic institutions. Dr. Peters has demonstrated success in leading programmes that have helped organisations to meet their institutional objectives and increase their revenue streams in very complex environments.
Dr. Peters has managed budgets ranging from US$7 – US$435 million. He has distinguished himself as a leader with strong skills in resource mobilisation and financial management.
Dr. Peters said, “I am excited to be selected as CEO and look forward to working with the organization to provide the support and administration necessary to make our team move once again to the top of international cricket.”