Sydney City Roosters Appoint New

The Sydney Roosters Rugby League Football Club Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Brian Canavan has been appointed as the Club's new Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 November 2003.

Brian replaces current Chief Executive, Bernie Gurr, who is relocating to the U.S.A.

Brian is currently the Roosters Football Manager, a position he has held since joining the Club in 1993.

Roosters Club Chairman, Nick Politis, commented: "We are very pleased to have Brian take over as Chief Executive of our Club. We have enjoyed success and great stability within our Club in recent years and Brian has made a major contribution during this time."

"Brian is well respected within the rugby league community and we are confident that Brian's appointment will result in the Roosters continuing to be a competitive club over the next few years."

In addition, the Club announces the appointment of Mr Michael Conomos as "Business Development Manager". Michael joins the Roosters from Ernst & Young accountancy firm and will report to Brian Canavan.