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New CEO Announced – July 18, 2011

The NCYC board is very pleased to advise that it has secured the services of Richard Howard for the position of Club Chief Executive Officer. Richard will be known to all sailors and most other Club patrons. The following is a brief outline of Richard’s qualifications and experience. We anticipate that he will commence on 4 august 2011.

Richard has developed his commercial skills working at the international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. During his time there he was involved in implementing business strategies and has achieved successful business outcomes. Richard has professional qualifications in both commerce and law.

In addition to these skills, Richard has had experience in sailing, coaching in a number of different divisions for various State Associations, and Internationally.  Richard’s Sailing successes include seven Sydney to Hobart yacht races and representing  Australia in three sailing world championships. He twice won the Laser Radial Australian Championships.

Phil Arnall, Commodore