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PERSONAL PROFILE

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HOWES Etc LIMITED
November 2002 to date

Formed a limited company to provide sports consultancy services including sponsorship, player management, public relations, event management and public speaking

Posted on November 2002
Posted on July 1998
MANAGING DIRECTOR, LEEDS RUGBY LIMITED
July 1998 to October 2002

Appointed as part of a new three-man Headingley Operational Board structure, responsible for media, marketing and commercial sectors, to complement the remaining two areas of rugby and stadium operations.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE, ST HELENS RLFC
July 1995 to June 1998

Appointed as the club’s first-ever Chief Executive with responsibility for organisation of all aspects of the club, a founder member of The Rugby Football League in 1895.

Posted on July, 1995
Posted on February, 1994
DAVID HOWES & ASSOCIATES
February 1994 to June 1995

Fulfilment of long standing ambition to form own sports consultancy - Principal client was Courage, with appointment as consultant for the John Smith’s International Rugby League sponsorship and media portfolio

THE RUGBY FOOTBALL LEAGUE
October 1974 to February 1994

Appointed first-ever Public Relations Officer - Upgraded to Public Affairs Executive - Upgraded to Deputy Chief Executive - Chief negotiator and servicing agent for the League’s sponsorship portfolio - Supply deals with companies of the calibre of Adidas, Umbro International and Puma

Posted on October, 1974
Posted on June, 1970
HULL DAILY MAIL
June 1970 to October 1974

Evening newspaper for the City of Hull and North Humberside, circulation 130,000 - News reporter - Principal feature writer

INTERNATIONAL RUGBY LEAGUE MANAGEMENT
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Business Manager of the Great Britain Tour to Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea in 1988 - Manager of England in the Lincoln Financial Group Rugby League World Cup 2000.

Posted on 1988 & 2000
Posted on 1980 - 1999
OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
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Co-founder of Super League Europe, along with Chris Caisley (Bradford Bulls) and Nigel Wood (Halifax Blue Sox) - Youngest-ever Life Member of The Rugby Football League, enrolled in 1994 - Co-editor of Rugby League’s best-selling publication, The Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook, 1980 to 1999 After-dinner speaker/compere and deviser of Rugby League’s record-breaking fund raiser, the Rugby League Roadshow


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