Former Scottish Schools Cap Joins Glasgow Management

Glasgow Rugby have appointed a former Scottish Schools centre, Gordon Hood, as sales and marketing executive. He played in all five of the schools" internationals in 1996, his final year at George Heriot's School, when his national under-18 team colleagues included future caps Simon Taylor, Jason White, Gordon Ross, Chris Paterson, and Marcus di Rollo.Gordon also played for Scottish Schools in two younger grades, under-15 and under-16 levels, and went on to national under-19 and under-21 squads. He captained Edinburgh at three levels - under-18, under-19, and under-21 - as well as playing for the district at under-15 and under-16.Away from the rugby field, he graduated with an LLB from Aberdeen University before going on to post-graduate education, where he obtained an MSc in marketing at Strathclyde Business School. His dissertation there was entitled "A comparison and analysis of the Corporate Identities of Scotland's two professional rugby teams.""We are delighted to welcome Gordon on board," David Jordan, Glasgow's chief executive, said today. "His appointment completes our administration team following recent reorganisation."Gordon joins another newcomer, Graeme Piper, in the Glasgow office. Graeme, who plays rugby for the Marr club in Troon, has taken over as office manager following Diane Murphy's promotion to be Glasgow Rugby's administration manager.Glasgow Rugby have appointed a former Scottish Schools centre, Gordon Hood, as sales and marketing executive. He played in all five of the schools" internationals in 1996, his final year at George Heriot's School, when his national under-18 team colleagues included future caps Simon Taylor, Jason White, Gordon Ross, Chris Paterson, and Marcus di Rollo.Gordon also played for Scottish Schools in two younger grades, under-15 and under-16 levels, and went on to national under-19 and under-21 squads. He captained Edinburgh at three levels - under-18, under-19, and under-21 - as well as playing for the district at under-15 and under-16.Away from the rugby field, he graduated with an LLB from Aberdeen University before going on to post-graduate education, where he obtained an MSc in marketing at Strathclyde Business School. His dissertation there was entitled "A comparison and analysis of the Corporate Identities of Scotland's two professional rugby teams.""We are delighted to welcome Gordon on board," David Jordan, Glasgow's chief executive, said today. "His appointment completes our administration team following recent reorganisation."Gordon joins another newcomer, Graeme Piper, in the Glasgow office. Graeme, who plays rugby for the Marr club in Troon, has taken over as office manager following Diane Murphy's promotion to be Glasgow Rugby's administration manager.