22 May 13
See how the Etihad Airways', Fly With The Best, Train With The Best competition winners got on at their exclusive behind the scenes training day at Harlequins' training ground
David is a keen rugby follower and has a long association with Harlequins.
Commenting on David Ellis's appointment Malcolm Wall, Chairman of Harlequins said: "I am thrilled to announce the appointment of David Ellis as Chief Executive of Harlequins rugby club. I am particularly pleased that we have been able to attract an individual of David's calibre to the role. David's career to date has been in designing and leading the successful implementation of sales and marketing strategies across a range of businesses. David joins Harlequins at a time when we are excited both by the potential of a young squad playing attractive rugby as well as the broader development of Harlequins at the heart of London Rugby."
David Ellis said "I am delighted to be joining Harlequins as Chief Executive. I look forward with great enthusiasm to building on the long and successful history of the club and leading us into the next phase of the club's development. Harlequins is a fantastic club with strong roots, superb fans and a great outlook. The opportunity that this role presents, to combine my experience gained in the commercial world with a sport and a club that I am passionate about is particularly exciting. I am convinced that the Harlequins club and its iconic brand has tremendous potential both on and off the field and I cannot wait to join the team."
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