David Armstrong

  • Face to Face with David Armstrong, Wasps CEO

    Thanks to Global Sports Jobs we bring you a face-to-face video interview with Wasps CEO, David Armstrong where he covers his business background, the circumstances of his appointment and hiring the right people.  See also... Wasps' Armstrong Appointed As World Champs Non-Exec Face-to-Face with...David Armstrong Armstrong Tells Expo Secrets of Wasps Success    ...

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  • Face-To-Face With... David Armstrong

    Wasps Group CEO David Armstrong talks to Running Rugby at Rugby Expo 2015 about the club's move to the Ricoh Arena and the progress it has made off the field.

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  • Wasps' Armstrong Steps Down

    Wasps Group CEO, David Armstrong will be stepping down in June, at the conclusion of the rugby, netball and concert seasons. Deputy chairman, Nick Eastwood will take on the role. Armstrong will remain on the board of Wasps as a non-executive director. Derek Richardson, Wasps’ chairman, commented: “David’s impact on Wasps has been huge, from leading the original purchase of the Ricoh Arena and the club’s relocation to Coventry, to the launch of our Retail Bond, the redevelopment of our ho...

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  • Wasps' Armstrong Appointed As World Champs 2017 Non-Exec

    Wasps Group CEO David Armstrong has been appointed as a non-executive director of London 2017, the organisation that will have strategic oversight of London’s delivery of the World Athletics Championships. The board announced the appointment of a new co-chair and three other non-executive directors as well. Armstrong, who has been named audit committee chair, led the successful acquisition of the Ricoh Arena and the relocation of the club to Coventry in 2014. Other previous positions include...

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  • Wasps Want RL Fans At Ricoh, But Not Yet Ready For SL Franchise

    Premiership club Wasps have revealed they are interested in the possibility of a Super League club based in Coventry. But, club chief executive, David Armstrong told BBC Sport that they need to bring more rugby league events like the Magic Weekend to the Ricoh Arena before considering whether to host a franchise. "We're trying to grow awareness of the sport," Armstrong told the BBC RL podcast."If that did work, then we would have a serious look at it." Re-location is a hot topic in rugby league...

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  • Wasps Reveal Management Shake-Up

    Wasps have revealed a new structure at the top of the club that sees owner Derek Richardson become chairman, Nick Eastwood take on the role of deputy chairman and David Armstrong join the club as group CEO. The move is said to be aimed at ensuring the best long-term future for the club and its home at the Ricoh Arena and Mark Rigby has been named president with Chris Wright, who owned Wasps when they won 11 trophies in 11 years between 1997 and 2008, given the role of honorary lifetime president...

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  • Wasps Launch Seven-Year Retail Bond To Raise £35m

    ... will pay a fixed gross rate of interest of 6.5 per cent per year until 2022 and interest will be paid semi-annually. The minimum initial investment is £2,000 and the bonds can be bought and sold in multiples of £100 after that. Group chief executive David Armstrong said: "We feel we’ve got a great brand and the ability to take that out to the marketplace and communicate with investors, so a retail bond had a particular attraction for us compared with an institution or a wholesale issue. "I...

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  • Armstrong Tells Expo Secrets Of Wasps’ Success

    Wasps Group CEO David Armstrong has told delegates how the club has been transformed from a business making a £4 million per year loss to the biggest rugby club in Europe in revenue terms as the annual Rugby Expo conference kicked off at Twickenham. Armstrong, who became Group CEO in March this year but played a significant role in the acquisition of the Ricoh Arena in the autumn of 2014, said the move to Coventry was a “commercially motivated” one but that it has paid dividends already. Th...

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  • Rugby Expo Confirms Venue Change

    ... working relationship with Twickenham Experience but in order to achieve our ambitions we had to move the event as we have simply reached capacity after five years of selling out all the available exhibition stands while at Twickenham. “Having met with David Armstrong, Andy Gibb and their team, we are very confident the club will get right behind the event and work with us and our existing partners to build on the platform we have created, as we look to maximise the potential of Rugby Expo ove...

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  • Wasps-Ricoh Connect With Ericsson

    ... compete in the Vitality Netball Superleague from February 2017. The Ericsson partnership comes off the back of a record-breaking 2016 for the Ricoh, including concerts by Bruce Springsteen and Rihanna and the two-day MTV Crashes event. Wasps Group CEO, David Armstrong, said: “It has long been our ambition to ensure that the Ricoh Arena is a venue that ensures high-performing technology, connectivity and interaction are at the forefront of our customers’ experience. “In the age of digital...

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International coaching experience with rugby sevens, more in particular with the WGPS in Europe is a plus;
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