Brown was appointed to his current role in March, and also holds the position of chief financial officer of the Rugby Football Union, a title he has held since June 2011.
He took up the reins as MD, following the following the departure of Debbie Jevans, in what was a big year for the sport. He has previously been acting chief executive of the Rugby Football Union in 2011.
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