Raphael Ibanez, Reg Clark, Mark Regan Reg Clark, Rhino's Chief Executive, was voted Rugby Business Person of the Year at the inaugural Rugby Business Awards dinner at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel in London on November 17th. The dinner and awards were organised by marketing agency ENS in conjunction with the highly successful two day Rugby Expo event at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre. Clark's nomination was endorsed and supported by a significant number of prominent figures in the game and the award announcement occasioned a lively celebration on the Rhino table at the event. The awards panel was chaired by former New Zealand captain Sean Fitzpatrick and the ceremony compared by former England and Lions lock Martin Bayfield. The award was presented by Wasps and former France captain Raphael Ibanez and Bristol and former England and Lions hooker Mark Regan.
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