Baseball Victoria is pleased to announce the appointment of Kristie Middleton as its new Chief Executive Officer.
An extensive recruitment process managed by sports recruitment specialist Sportspeople resulted in 64 applications and a shortlist of five candidates which were interviewed by a Sub Committee of the Baseball Victoria Board.
Commenting on the appointment, Baseball Victoria President, Myles Foreman said, “Kristie is an experienced sports leader including experience as a CEO of State and National Sporting Associations across multiple sports including time as CEO for Basketball NT and Ski Racing Australia as well as time as a consultant to multiple sports. Kristie will bring significant strategic and operational capability and experience to the role which aligns perfectly with Baseball Victoria’s vision ‘to be the number one state in Australia for baseball participation by being a safe, welcoming and inclusive sport’ with a strategy built around Gain, Train, Retain, Sustain and Entertain across all aspects of our sport".
Kristie Middleton said, "I am very pleased to be taking on this new role, and look forward to working with the baseball community to continue build upon their solid foundation".
Myles Foreman added, “With strong financial and operational foundations laid over recent years and with the Melbourne Aces now in private ownership, Baseball in Victoria is now positioned for a period of growth. The appointment of Kristie with her extensive sports administration experience will help maximise the current strong foundations through, leadership, collaboration and consultation with the Victorian Baseball community".
Kristie will commence on Monday 26 August 2019.