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#1 foozler

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 04:28 PM

Saints appoint a new CEO. Interesting choice.

 

http://www.saintsrlf.../news/page/2926

 

Hopefully he can push thru the project to get the stadium finished and he can sort out the maintenance budget for the pitch.


Edited by foozler, 16 April 2013 - 04:28 PM.


#2 Saintslass

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 05:31 PM

Jobs for the boys ... again!



#3 Manx RL

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 06:10 PM

The rise of Mike Rush through the club structure should serve him well. Any skeletons in closets must be known.
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#4 Just Browny

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 06:13 PM

Is he qualified to do this? Honest question.

Head of Youth Development, Head Coach and CEO do sound like very different roles.

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#5 Manx RL

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 06:16 PM

Is he qualified to do this? Honest question.

Head of Youth Development, Head Coach and CEO do sound like very different roles.


You could ask that same question of the CEO of more than a handful of SL clubs.
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#6 Dave T

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 10:45 PM

You could ask that same question of the CEO of more than a handful of SL clubs.

could you?

Aren't most ceo's succesful business people?

#7 red dwarf

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 10:48 PM

could you?

Aren't most ceo's succesful business people?

 

Only until they join a RL club , then their limitations start to show



#8 Manx RL

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 11:47 PM

could you?

Aren't most ceo's succesful business people?


Yes I could.
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#9 Dave T

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 07:17 AM


Yes I could.

thanks for engaging in this detailed conversation.

#10 Manx RL

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 07:20 AM

thanks for engaging in this detailed conversation.


Your welcome.
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#11 statties

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 07:46 AM

A good business starts at the top, is he qualified? cannot say. He knows the company and its business through and through. If he has the right management team around him, then he has every reason to be successful.



#12 statties

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 07:48 AM

Broncos have a donkey for a Chief Exec



#13 The Bobster

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 10:30 AM

could you?

Aren't most ceo's succesful business people?

Gary Hetherington isn tdoing such a bad job


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#14 foozler

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 11:06 AM

Gary Hetherington isn tdoing such a bad job

 

Yes but Hetherington is obviously a very enterprising guy who definitely has a business head. Not sure that applies to Rush.



#15 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 11:16 AM

This is, if I may say, a conversation in something of a vacuum. Given mcManus' business acumen and hands on style, the role may be a limited one that Rush is perfectly suited to. Since McManus took over, Saints have struck me as a well run club generally (though others may disagree on the basis of the last couple of years).

#16 Dave T

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 12:25 PM

This is, if I may say, a conversation in something of a vacuum. Given mcManus' business acumen and hands on style, the role may be a limited one that Rush is perfectly suited to. Since McManus took over, Saints have struck me as a well run club generally (though others may disagree on the basis of the last couple of years).

The problem is that CEO should be the most important appointment at a club.

 

I have no idea whether Rush has any business credentials, but the CEO role should not be a limited role. Call it something else if that is the case.






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