The British Triathlon Federation (BTF) has announced that Ian Howard will take over from Sarah Springman as the new BTF president.
A regular triathlon competitor and qualified solicitor, Howard has served on the BTF board for a number of years. His four-year appointment will begin 1st January 2013.
Howard has also held positions on the British Triathlon Association Performance Committee and the Elite Selection Committee.
"I feel excited and honoured to be appointed as president and chair of the British Triathlon Federation," said Howard. "I would like to pay tribute immediately to my predecessor Sarah Springman, without whom much of what we have achieved as a governing body would not have been possible."