New Communications at CGF
Ben Nichols, former spokesman for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has been appointed as director of communications and public affairs for the Commonwealth Games Federation.
It is a new role at the CGF and he starts later in November.
Nichols said: "I’m thrilled to be joining the Commonwealth Games Federation at what is a hugely significant time for the movement, with the forthcoming Gold Coast Games and the process of securing a host for 2022."
He will report to chief executive David Grevemberg who commented:
"All our efforts are focused on bringing our vision to life and transforming the reach, impact and unique brand personality of our Movement; through Commonwealth athlete, citizen and community engagement in everything we do.
"This exciting new role will take the stories of our Movement to new audiences in new ways across and beyond the Commonwealth.