Kent announce new Honorary Treasurer

Monday 31st August 2009

Kent County Cricket Club today announced that Mr Alister Dunning retired as the Club“s Honorary Treasurer on 31 August 2009, having first indicated his intention to relinquish the role earlier this year. He has also stepped down as a member of the Club“s General Committee. Mr Dunning was first appointed to the position of Honorary Treasurer in August 1998.

George Kennedy, Chairman, today paid tribute to Mr Dunning“s outstanding contribution to the Club:

“Everyone connected with Kent County Cricket Club would wish me to thank Alister for all that he has done during his 11 years as our Honorary Treasurer. He has helped to steer the Club through a period of considerable change in cricket when the finances of running County Clubs have been particularly challenging. He has always tried to ensure that the priority of achieving success on the field has been balanced with the economics of the running the Club. He has also been a major contributor to the planned re-development of the St Lawrence Ground.”

Mr Dunning will be succeeded in the role of Honorary Treasurer by Mr Simon Philip, 47, with effect from 1 September 2009. Mr Philip, who is a life member of the Club, is a former partner of two major International accounting firms, latterly Deloitte. He is also a Trustee of The Allergy Research Foundation and The Kent Trust for Youth Sport.