NBL announce Fraser Neill as new CEO
We are announcing our new CEO this morning. Big day at NBL HQ! #bringit
Fraser Neill will join the NBL as its new Chief Executive Officer, charged with steering the iconic Australian sporting brand through the next exciting phase of its 35-year history.
His appointment comes just days after the NBL officially demerged from Basketball Australia.
Mr Neill has previously held senior management roles with the Australian Jockey Club, New Zealand and New South Wales Rugby Union and the International Rugby Board.
Mr Neill was the Chief Executive Officer of the New South Wales Rugby Union for three years from 2004 to 2007. He was the Tournaments Director for the International Rugby Board and was responsible for establishing the world Rugby Sevens Series and facilitating delivery of the 2003 Rugby World Cup. After 2 years in the private sector Mr Neill is now returning back to sport.
"We cast a wide net on our recruitment process and had interest from some very high profile sports administrators currently working in other sports across Australia," Mr Dunn said.Announcement on NBL.com.au
“But Fraser stood out as our preferred option. He brings a wealth of sports management experience to the role and a proven ability to lead through changing times within the sporting landscape. His skills will complement Tony Cochrane who remains focused on growing our commercial revenue, I am thrilled to have Fraser on our team.”