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Wimbledon’s first executive, Richard Lewis, says he will resign after next year’s deadline.
Lewis will leave after eight years at the role and his departure complies with the feasibility of the role of Wimbledon chairman in Philip Brook to Ian Hewitt.
Beneath Lewis there was a 160 percent increase in player prize cash, Court No. 1 was rebuilt along with the grass-court season was extended.
The former British Davis Cup participant said in a statement on Wimbledon’s website:”It has been an immense privilege to become chief executive of the club and also to play a part in the continuing evolution of the club along with The Championships.
“Considering that the election of a new chairman in Ian Hewitt, and the evolution of the following master program for the complete breadth of the grounds, it’s the ideal time for me to measure ”
Brook claims the 64-year-old has delivered”a remarkable period of change that will be recognised in our own history”.
Lewis joined the All England Club as chief executive at 2012, having been chairman of the Rugby Football League as 2002 and chair of Sport England because 2009.

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