Chris Kermode will begin a three-year term at the helm of the ATP starting January 1.
London, England (SportsNetwork.com) -
The ATP World Tour announced the appointment of Chris Kermode as its new executive chairman and president.
Kermode will begin a three-year term at the helm of the ATP starting January 1.
The 48-year-old British native has been involved in tennis for more than 30 years, first as a player, and then most recently serving as tournament director of the Aegon Championships at London's Queen's Club, as well as managing director of the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals.
"It's a huge honor to have been given the opportunity to lead the ATP during what is unquestionably one of the most exciting periods in the history of men's professional tennis," said Kermode. "I look forward to getting started in my new role, and to working very hard together with ATP staff, players, tournaments and partners as we look to harness the full potential of our great sport in years to come."