Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals (Royal Multisport Pvt Ltd) today announced that their Chief Operating Officer (COO), Jake Lush McCrum, has been promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the franchise effective July 1, 2021. Jake has been with the Rajasthan Royals since 2018.
Ranjit Barthakur will continue as the Chairperson of Royal Multisport Pvt Ltd and will work with Jake and the team to ensure a smooth transition of leadership and running of the organisation.
Over the last few years, the Royals have invested in growing their global presence through marketing, grassroots cricket and education. With the recent investment from RedBird Capital, this will have an even greater focus and as a result, Mike Fordham is undertaking the role of CEO, Royals Sports Group (EM Sporting Holdings Ltd). This is the holding company of Rajasthan Royals and Mike will be responsible for scaling the Royals’ global expansion efforts, investing in other cricket properties and sports ventures, helping Royals Sports Group become one of the leading entities in the world of sport.