Golden Lions CEO Reyneke stands down

The Golden Lions Rugby Union’s CEO, Mr. Manie Reyneke has announced that he will be leaving the services of the GLRU as of the end of October 2011.

Reyneke, who was appointed on 29 August 2007 said that “being a part of the Lions was a lifelong dream come true, but it is now time to move on. I am pleased with what has been achieved during my four years as CEO of the Union and I leave with no regrets.

“The structures put in place will see the Union go from strength to strength over the next few years.”

Reyneke will also assist in the restructuring and rightsizing of the GLRU structures during the next three months.

“I’m not 100% sure what I’ll do thereafter, but I do have several options”, Reyneke said.

President of the Union, Mr. Kevin de Klerk says “it has been a privilege to have had Manie on board and to have worked with him over the last four years. His services will certainly be missed and I wish him every success in his future ventures.

“Manie has been a personal friend of mine for some 30 years and will continue for another 30. I am sad to see Manie go, we will miss him with his passion and integrity that he always displays”, said de Klerk The Executive Committee would like to thank Manie Reyneke for the long hours he has put in and we wish him all the best with the rest of his career.

The GLRU has also announced that it has started the process of appointing a new CEO.

In the interim, Mr Ruben Moggee will be the acting CEO of the Lions and who will be assisted by the board of directors.

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