Andy Salmon announced as new Chief Executive of British Triathlon
By Community | August 16, 2017
Andy Salmon has today been announced as the new Chief Executive of British Triathlon.
Salmon, who will commence his new role in mid-November, will be responsible for leading the sport forward to Tokyo 2020 and beyond.
He is set to take a strategic lead of the National Governing Body including the fulfilment of objectives in regards to building participation, supporting and increasing membership.
Salmon said of his appointment: “I am hugely excited to be joining the team at British Triathlon and Triathlon England.
“There is so much to be positive about in triathlon and I look forward to building on the tremendous progress made by Jack Buckner and the team as we strive to deliver the 2024 vision.”
— British Triathlon (@BritTri) August 16, 2017
Ian Howard, President of British Triathlon, added: “We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Andy Salmon as the new Chief Executive of British Triathlon. We are confident he will drive the organisation towards continued success over the coming years.
“We thank Jack for his contribution to British Triathlon over the past three years, and wish him well in his new role as Chief Executive of British Swimming.”
Current British Triathlon Chief Executive, Jack Buckner said: “Over the past three years, I have witnessed many great successes within triathlon. Grassroots participation figures have increased enormously and we achieved 7 medals during Rio 2016, including the first ever paratriathlon gold.”
“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with Andy in his current role at Triathlon Scotland and believe he will continue to build on our success at every level of the sport.”