Newcastle Falcons today announced that Mick Hogan has been appointed Managing Director at the club with immediate effect. He will be reporting directly to Chairman Semore Kurdi.
Hogan has been assisting the club for the past six months as a commercial consultant. He has previously worked at the Falcons as Commercial Director and Head of Marketing as well as being CEO at Wigan Warriors RL and Sale Sharks RFC.
Speaking about the appointment Newcastle Falcons Chairman Semore Kurdi said: “I’m delighted that Mick has taken up this new role at Newcastle Falcons. He has considerable experience in both codes of rugby.
"I’m looking forward to Mick, working with the rest of the Senior Management Team, growing the Club. Given that the Rugby World Cup is just over a year away these are very exciting times for Newcastle Falcons and the sport of rugby in the north east. With Mick’s leadership I’m confident that the club will be able to fully realise this tremendous opportunity and become a far stronger organisation.”