Persaud’s contract terminated as CEO of T&T Cricket Board


PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Ousted General Secretary of the T&T Cricket Board (TTCB) Forbes Persaud has had his contract as Chief Executive Officer terminated by the new executive.

According to a release issued by the new TTCB executive who took office on November 1, 2009, the incoming general secretary Arjoon Ramlal stated that Persaud’s contract has been terminated – in accordance with the terms and conditions of his employment – and concludes, effective December 30, 2009.

In the release, Ramlal stated that the TTCB thanked Persaud for his services and wished him well in the future.

Persaud lost the post of secretary 25-23 to Ramlal, from the Movement For Change, in the last annual general meeting held on October 31.

Persaud held the position of general secretary since 2005.

At the board’s annual general meeting, the Movement For Change, headed by well-known sports administrator, Azim Bassarath, made a clean sweep of the executive, with only Sukesh Maniam of the Friends of Cricket, led by former West Indies Test cricketer Deryck Murray, emerging victorious.