Mr. Heinrich Strydom was appointed as the new CEO for North West Cricket by the Board of Directors during a meeting on Monday evening. Mr. Strydom has been the acting CEO since March 2012 and has been employed by North West Cricket since January 2009 as the Financial and HR Manager.
Heinrich Strydom is born and bred in Potchefstroom. He attended primary school (Baillie Park), high school (Potchefstroom Gimnasium) and went to NWU Pukke University where he obtained his B.Com degree in 2003. He further holds a Masters degree in South African and International Tax as well as an Honours degree in Accounting Science. He has completed his Public Practice Examination 1 in 2011 with the Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors.
Since his school days Heinrich has distinguished himself as a leader and cricket player, who excelled to the top not only academically, but in the community and on the cricket field. Some of the highlights of his cricketing career were when he was selected and captained the SA University team in 2008 and was selected as provincial batsman of the year for the NW Powerade Dragons in 2010.
“I’m looking forward to taking North West Cricket to the next level with Heinrich and am sure that the future of cricket in North West is in good hands. His dedication, hard work and good personal relationships are indicative of the quality of the new CEO. The Board wishes Heinrich well in his new endeavours and will support him with the new challenges that lies ahead” said Mr. Archie Pretorius, President of North West Cricket.