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Alister Dunning to become Kent President in 2010

Tuesday 3rd November 2009

Kent County Cricket Club today announced that Alister Dunning is to be its President for 2010.

Alister, who is 69, held senior legal and management positions with Pfizer during his working life. His voluntary appointments have included Treasurer of the University of Kent (1998-2004) and Honorary Treasurer of Kent County Cricket Club (1998-2009). He is also a Deputy Lieutenant of Kent.

Commenting on his appointment, Alister Dunning said: “I have been a supporter of Kent County Cricket Club since I was first brought to the St Lawrence Ground as a child by my father. I am thrilled and honoured by my appointment as the club“s next President. I look forward very much to continuing to support the club during my year in office.”

Welcoming his appointment, Kent“s President for 2009, Carl Openshaw, said: “I am delighted that Alister has agreed to be Kent’s President for 2010. He has given outstanding service to the club over many years in his role as Treasurer and his advice and support to his colleagues on the Committee has been invaluable. I wish him every success for the year ahead and look forward to introducing him as my successor at the Annual General Meeting in March 2010.”