scottishathletics are delighted to welcome Chuxx Onyia to our Board in a role as Non-Executive Director.
The Annual General Meeting (held online on Saturday morning) agreed a recommendation from the Board to appoint the Scotland international and multiple Scottish championship jumps medallist.
At the same time, we express our thanks and forward good wishes to Alison Johnstone, who now departs the Board.
Alison has served two four-year terms in a Non-Executive role and made a big contribution with her insight and attention to detail.
‘We want to thank Alison very much indeed for great service to our Board over a number of years,’ said David Ovens, our Chair.
‘Alison has been an influential voice within our leadership group around our strategic approach. I am sure she will remain a key supporter of the sport in the Scotland.
‘I’m very pleased to welcome Chuxx as a Non-Executive director after an open recruitment process. Chuxx brings a wealth of commercial experience as well as his perspective as one of our top jumps athletes over recent years.’
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Chuxx joins the Board of Directors with a wealth of diverse experiences from various roles in both the private and public sector, including membership organisations in the health and financial services sectors.
He is currently employed by Google where he oversees health and performance service delivery strategy and operations in 32 countries across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
As an athlete, Chuxx is an 11 time National Triple Jump Champion (indoors and outdoors) and is ranked 4th on the Scottish all time list for Triple Jump.
He has also represented Scotland at multiple international events and has been affiliated with several athletics clubs including: Aberdeen AAC, Croydon Harriers, Edinburgh AC, Glasgow Jaguars, Kent AC, and Pitreavie AC.
Chuxx, who is also a Public Health Professional (a registered Public Health Nutritionist RNutr), thrives on pushing success boundaries with an insatiable desire to learn and try new things – both strategically and operationally; he is committed to driving positive change for sports in Scotland, and beyond.
Glad to join the Board of @scotathletics as a Non-Executive Director.
I look forward to working with the Board and the Executive team to build on recent #success of #Athletics in #Scotland; and to #Inspire the next generation of leaders throught #sport.https://t.co/iVoq85Otjs
— Chuxx Onyia RNutr (@chuxx28) September 22, 2022