Wimbledon’s chief executive, Richard Lewis, says he’ll resign after the next year’s deadline.
Lewis will depart after eight years at the role and his departure coincides with the role of Wimbledon chairman’s feasibility in Philip Brook into Ian Hewitt.
Beneath Lewis there was a 160 per cent increase in participant prize cash, Court No. 1 was rebuilt along with the grass-court year was extended.
The former British Davis Cup player said in a statement on Wimbledon’s site:”It’s been a huge privilege to be chief executive of the team and also to play a role in the continuing development of this club along with The Championships.
“Considering that the election of a new chairman in Ian Hewitt, and the development of the next master plan for the complete breadth of the grounds, it’s the perfect time for me to measure ”
Brook states that the 64-year-old has delivered”a remarkable period of modification that will be recognised in our own history”.
Lewis joined the All England Club in 2012 as chief executive, with been chairman of the Rugby Football League since 2002 and chair of Sport England since 2009.
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