Pan­thers boss has re­signed

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - NEWS -

THE boss of Pen­rith Pan­thers, War­ren Wil­son, has quit the club, on the eve of the premier­ship kick-off.

Pan­thers chair­man Brian Fletcher con­firmed that the Pan­thers Group chief ex­ec­u­tive ten­dered his res­ig­na­tion last Thurs­day for per­sonal rea­sons.

Mr Fletcher said the Pan­thers board would con­vene this week to dis­cuss a re­place­ment. Mr Wil­son also de­clined to com­ment.

In recog­ni­tion of his years of ser­vice to busi­ness and com­merce through the sports en­ter­tain­ment in­dus­try and to the com­mu­nity of western Syd­ney, Mr Wil­son was ap­pointed a Mem­ber of the Or­der of Aus­tralia (AM) on the Queen’s Birth­day 2015 Hon­ours List.

As a 19-year-old player, he be­came trea­surer of St Marys Rugby League Club.

He be­came Pan­thers Group chief in March 2012 and im­me­di­ately be­gan cham­pi­oning fun­da­men­tal changes which took the club from the brink of in­sol­vency to a po­si­tion of strength and sta­bil­ity.

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