ParalympicsGB CEO Lane Leaves with Immediate Effect

March 1, 2011

ParalympicsGB have confirmed that chief executive Phil Lane is to leave is post with immediate effect after 10 years in the job.

In his time with the team, pills Lane has overseen a hugely successful regime, with GB finishing second in the medal table at the 2004 Athens and Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games. 

The news leaves ParalympicsGB looking for a new head with just 18 months to go until the 2012 London Paralympics.

Lane spoke of his decision, stating: “The staff team at ParalympicsGB is well-placed to deliver fantastic support to British Paralympic athletes and ensure their continued success. I am looking forward to watching them compete in what promises to be the best Paralympic Games ever.”

Tim Reddish, ParalympicsGB chairman added: “I would like to thank Phil, on behalf of myself and the board, for the work he has done over the last 10 years promoting the Paralympic movement and his significant contribution in successfully taking GB teams to the last five Winter and Summer Paralympic Games.”