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Facer appointed to Northampton Saints plc board

Brian Facer - Saints' new commercial director © Northampton Saints

Club News Facer appointed to Northampton Saints plc board

Northampton Saints plc, the parent company of Aviva Premiership finalists Northampton Saints, has today announced the appointment of Brian Facer to the board of directors.

Facer has been appointed as commercial director with effect from January 1st, 2014.

The Northampton-born 43-year-old has been at Franklin’s Gardens for nearly eight years, having joined the Saints staff as marketing manager in March 2006 and promoted to head of commercial operations in 2012.

Prior to arriving at the Saints Facer worked in senior sales and marketing roles for a number of blue-chip IT companies.

Saints chief executive Allan Robson said that Facer’s appointment to the board was well deserved.

“Brian has played a big role in our continued successes off the field and he thoroughly deserves his promotion to the role of commercial director,” he commented. “He has a great deal of experience and knows the club and our customers inside out.

“Club rugby is transitioning to the next level of profile and popularity, and there are plenty of challenges, opportunities and hard work ahead. But the board of directors has every confidence that Brian has the ability to help us maximise our commercial potential.”

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