Dunedin Stadium boss David Davies resigns
Head of the new Dunedin stadium, David Davies, has resigned from the position.
The board of Dunedin Venues Management Limited confirmed Davies' intended departure , for family reasons, in a statement last night.
Board Chairman, Sir John Hansen said Davies would remain in the post until March 2013.
"Obviously we are very disappointed to lose him but understand he plans to return to England to join his family. We are sorry to be losing a person of David's calibre. He has brought a huge range of skills and expertise to the role and will be a great loss to the venue. We will begin the process of appointing a replacement into the position in due course."
Davies was announced as CEO of the newly formed Dunedin Venues Management Limited in October 2009.
He was formerly Managing Director of the European Division of Ogden Entertainment, the large US facilities operator. Included in the venues Davies controlled were the arenas in Manchester, Newcastle and Oberhausen.
He also held a position as CEO of Queen's Park Rangers, an English Championship Football Club, CEO of rugby club, London Wasps, the former Premiership and European Champions.
- D Scene
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