Knighted Locog organiser lands Rugby World Cup role

Paul Deighton, the recently knighted former Locog chief executive, has landed a role as a director of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Knighted Locog organiser lands Rugby World cup role
Knighted Locog organiser lands Rugby World cup role

Deighton, who was formerly an investment banker with Goldman Sachs, was responsible for ther Games' £2bn budget from the private sector.

Deighton will join Bill Beaumont, chairman of the Rugby Football Union and Six Nations committee and Debbie Jevans, Locog’s former director of sport, at the organisation.

Jevans replaced Paul Vaughan as ER 2015’s new chief executive in October last year.

As previously reported, Jevans and Deighton received New Year's Honours in the 2013 list.


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