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Storm appoint new chief executive

The Melbourne Storm have named long-time Essendon executive Justin Rodski as their new chief executive, the replacement for Dave Donaghy.

The 39-year-old spent 10 years with the Bombers in a number of positions, most recently as chief commercial and customer officer.

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Donaghy became the Brisbane Broncos’ chief executive late last year.

Ash Tucker will continue as the Storm’s acting chief executive until Rodski begins work on February 15.

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Rodski has joined Melbourne on the back of a premiership season in crucial times, given the financial and logistical stress facing NRL clubs amid the pandemic.

“It is a great honour and privilege to be appointed Melbourne Storm CEO,” Rodski said.

“Storm is one of the most respected, successful and prominent sporting organisations in the country.

“The challenge to build on this strong foundation and lead the club through its next period of growth and success is an incredibly exciting opportunity.

“The role comes with great responsibility. Storm has established a renowned and revered culture, both on and off the field, and I look forward to working closely with the board, staff, coaches, players, members and partners to continue developing that proud legacy into the future.”

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