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WNBA announces Cathy Engelbert as next commissioner


May 15 (UPI) -- Cathy Engelbert, who became the first woman to serve as CEO of Deloitte, has officially been announced as the WNBA's next commissioner.

Engelbert replaces Lisa Borders, who resigned in October. Engelbert has spent the past 33 years at Deloitte, a global professional services firm, and called it "an absolute privilege" to join the WNBA.

"I see tremendous opportunity to bolster visibility for the sport of women's basketball, empower the players, and enhance fan engagement," Engelbert said in a statement.

"I look forward to using my business expertise and passion for basketball to promote women in ...


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