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John Grant stepping down

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by eagle66, Nov 22, 2014.

  1. eagle66

    eagle66 Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    http://www.crn.com.au/%28S%28twz0zpeqqeqq0mjozwlwvaex%29%29/News/398076,data3s-john-grant-to-step-down.aspx

    John Grant stepping down from his "other" job.

    Data#3’s John Grant will step down as managing director of the biggest Australian IT service provider at the end of next year, with deputy Laurence Baynham appointed CEO today.

    Read more: http://www.crn.com.au/News/398076,data3s-john-grant-reveals-successor.aspx#ixzz3Jl2pBXj6
     
  2. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately he has stepped down from the wrong job
     
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    • tookey

      tookey Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      An It consultant as head of a rugby league game. He obviously thinks that he is on a never ending budget.
       
    • Frogz

      Frogz Well-Known Member Premium Member

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      shame shame shame...I got excited for a second
       
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      • The Who

        The Who Well-Known Member

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        This guy is another example of 'big business' which the NRL thinks it now is. They hire fellow corporate cronies on huge salaries who do nothing.
        I don;t recall this guy doing anything yet for the NRL, but is probably raking in many hundreds of thousands of dollars each year.
        You are pathetic, NRL. Cut down on these bloated figureheads and hire some hard-working lovers of the sport.
         
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        • Frogz

          Frogz Well-Known Member Premium Member

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          hate to admit this but this is the 2nd time in the past month that I have agreed with Slothfield...

          http://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/dave-smith-and-john-grant-facing-a-rebellion-over-the-direction-of-the-nrl/story-fnlt03ir-1227132331378
           
        • tookey

          tookey Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          Obviously all the similar jobs in the banks were taken so he had to settle for the NRL job.

          Sounds like the knives are out for him and Smith from the majority of clubs and he won't be extended and hopefully Smith goes with him.
           
        • Daddycool08

          Daddycool08 Well-Known Member

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          I don't particularly care if an administrator has ever pulled on a boot.

          If an ex-league player was very good at playing league doesn't necessarily mean that person is a good administrator.

          What we need is good business decisions-making and getting away from the chook-raffle mentality.

          We need to have an administration that recognises the fans for without them there would be no league.

          We need transparency and excellent ethics that many seem to say are missing at the moment.
           

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