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David Davies takes over as managing director of Edinburgh Rugby

Last Updated: 09/04/13 6:01pm

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Former Wasps and Queens Park Rangers chief executive David Davies has been appointed managing director of Edinburgh Rugby.

Davies takes over the running of the Murrayfield club from Craig Docherty, who is moving on to a new role as Scottish Rugby's head of retail and product licensing.

Scottish Rugby director of commercial operations, communications and public affairs, Dominic McKay, said: "We're delighted to welcome such an experienced operator as David Davies as the new managing director of Edinburgh Rugby.

"David has a huge amount of knowledge and experience gained from delivering countless world class events in and outside of the sport and has a proven track record of driving up interest and revenues in a very impressive career.

"I'm sure he will make a big impact on Edinburgh Rugby's off-field operation."

Davies said: "I'd like to thank Craig Docherty and his team for all the hard work that pre-dates my appointment, and look forward to working with them in the coming seasons to build on their successes.

"I feel privileged to get this opportunity as there is a huge amount of potential in the club from which a very bright future can be shaped. It's a very exciting time for the club and I'm delighted to be part of it."

Meanwhile, Fijian No 8 Netani Talei has confirmed he will leave the club at the end of his contract in May.

The 30-year-old said: "I'd like to thank the club, the coaches, the players and the fans for making me feel right at home in Edinburgh for a fantastic three years.

"It's that time in the season and I'm at a point in my career when players often look for other opportunities and, while I'll miss a lot of great friends at the club, I'm looking forward to the next change and challenge in my career."

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