Martin Slumbers to Succeed Peter Dawson as R&A CEO

October 15, 2014

Royal and Ancient (R&A) has appointed Martin Slumbers as its new chief executive and also as secretary of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.

Slumbers, pills buy who will take up the post from 1 October 2015, order will succeed Peter Dawson who will retire the month before after 16 years in the job.

The R&A organises The Open Championship and governs golf worldwide, jointly administering the sport with the USGA.

Slumbers will join The R&A in March 2015 and spend six months working with Dawson before his retirement.

“The R&A is one of the most influential bodies in world sport and I am delighted to be taking up this position,” he said.

“Golf has always been close to my heart and I am very much looking forward to living and working in St Andrews. I am honoured to be appointed to lead The R&A and to serve such an historic and prestigious club.”

Professor Wilson Sibbett, Chairman of The R&A, said, “I would like to congratulate Martin on his appointment.

“He has enjoyed a long and successful career and will bring a great deal of experience to the position. He has a passion for golf and is absolutely committed to the work of The R&A in governing the game, running The Open and supporting development initiatives around the world.”

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