The World ParaVolley Board has appointed Jim Leask as Marketing Director (Commercialisation) of World ParaVolley until 2018.
Leask has an M.A. in Organisational Management, and is the Vice President of Procurement for a major US based Manufacturing Company. He has extensive experience in the world of sport for people with a disability, including roles as a coach, team manager and administrator.
He was the Chair of the International Paralympic Committee Sport Management Committee from 2004 to 2015 and also Chair of the International Paralympic Committee Sports Council from 2010 to 2015. He has attended 10 Paralympic Games in various roles and said: "I look forward to working with the Board of the WPV to develop and implement a comprehensive strategic marketing plan to help the WPV to achieve its mission of developing the sport of volleyball for para-athletes."