Ineos Grenadiers announce new CEO, performance director, and director of racing

Reshuffle at British squad follows departure of Rod Ellingworth and Roger Hammond

Ineos Grenadiers
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Ineos Grenadiers have appointed a new chief executive officer (CEO), performance director and head of racing, as the team seeks to calm a turbulent off-season. The news emerged via press release on Wednesday afternoon.

John Allert, who was previously the team's managing director, will become CEO, responsible for the day-to-day running of the squad. He will be be assisted by Dr Scott Drawer, who joins Ineos as performance director, and Steve Cummings, who becomes director of racing. Imanol Erviti, the former Movistar rider, has also joined as a sports director.

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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.