The Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) have confirmed that Fergal Carruth has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the IABA.
Dublin-born Mr Carruth, a brother of 1992 Olympic champion Michael, was appointed following an extensive interviewing process.
The IABA Board of Directors confirmed the appointment at the weekend.
Mr Carruth, a Company Secretary with IABA Limited, replaces Mr Don Stewart who has retired.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Carruth, a former Irish Intermediate lightweight champion and Irish international boxing out of the Drimnagh BC in Dublin, said he was ‘looking forward to working with everyone involved with Irish boxing’ to ensure the future success of the sport in Ireland.