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Canterbury Rugby League is pleased to announce the appointment of Malcolm Humm as CRL’s new Chief Executive Officer.

Malcolm’s acceptance of the role renews his association with Canterbury Rugby League, having played for Halswell over a ten-year period which cumulated in two premiership wins in 1985 and 1988. Malcolm represented Canterbury U18’s and Victoria, Australia. In the early 2000’s he was also the strength and conditioning coach for the Canterbury Bulls.

Malcolm has over 20 years’ experience in sport leadership roles with peak bodies, government sporting agencies, franchises and clubs.

He has business experience where, more recently he has been delivering strategic planning and leadership services to regional, national and international sports organisations out of his own business Humm Consulting Ltd.

In his role as High Performance Director Malcolm led the NZ Paralympic high-performance programme to three Paralympic Games (Beijing, London and Rio).

Additional key leadership roles he has held have been Interim CEO at Paralympics New Zealand and GM Performance at Netball Mainland.

In conjunction with Malcolm’s work and rugby league experience he has a Bachelor of Physical Education (BPhEd) degree from University of Otago and in 2016 completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA) through University of Canterbury.

Canterbury Rugby League feel fortunate to obtain Malcolm for the role where he will bring rugby league, sport and business knowledge to the game. He will be graduating his hours from 16th May through to Tuesday 7th June 2022 when he will then be aboard full-time.

Please join Canterbury Rugby League and the CRL Board in congratulating and welcoming Malcolm into the CEO role.