The Elite Ice Hockey League has welcomed the appointment of new Ice Hockey UK Chair Clifton Wrottesley and thanked the outgoing Richard Grieveson.

Wrottesley’s appointment was confirmed this morning and he succeeds Grieveson who announced his decision to step down in December last year.

EIHL Chairman, Tony Smith, said: “On behalf of the Elite League, I would firstly like to thank Richard Grieveson for all of his hard work as Chair of Ice Hockey UK during the past five years. We wish him all the best with wherever his future takes him.

“Everyone involved with the EIHL would like to welcome Clifton to the role and we wish him every success.”

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