Co-owner of the World Surf League Paul Speaker recently announced his resignation from the CEO position after five years. The news came meshed with positive notes from Paul published on the WSL’s website. To read the full press release, click here.
Dirk Ziff will serve as interim CEO until a decision is reached on who will take his place.
Speaker’s resignation implies no intention of removing any sort of financial backing“…continue to be co-owner of the League and will work with the ownership group and Board of Directors to ensure a smooth transition until a new CEO is in place.”