The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association has today announced that Shaun Murphy has taken the decision to step down from the Board of Directors and his role of Chairman of the Players Commission with immediate effect.
The former world champion was elected to the WPBSA board in December 2017 and has made a valuable contribution since his appointment, however, has now decided that the time is right to focus on his successful playing career.
Jason Ferguson, WPBSA Chairman said: “It has been a pleasure to work with Shaun during his time with us. He is passionate, committed and has helped us to shape many things that have been for the benefit of the players and our sport as a whole.
“I am sure that he will continue to make a great contribution to our sport over the seasons to come and on behalf of the WPBSA board of directors I would like to wish him every success for the future.”
Plans for the administration of the Players Commission will be announced in due course.