David Mishra-Newbery Joins FSR as President of 7s Technical Commission (CT7)
It is with great pleasure that we welcome David MISHRA-NEWBERY to the position of President of the Swiss Sevens Commission CT7. David has been leading the marketing and partnerships for the 'Geneva Switzers' sevens rugby team and has stepped down as vice-president of the club to take on this position. His own rugby experience comes from years of playing in England, where he played and captained his regional county team from U16 through to U21s and played for Wasps U18 and Colts.
His playing career stopped early due to injury and after university in Durham UK and an MBA at ESSEC in Paris, he spent 8 years developing and building global brands for Procter & Gamble. David now brings his marketing and development expertise to Swiss Rugby and the Swiss Super Sevens Championship. He would like to see the championship support Switzerland in achieving qualification of a team (male or female) to the Olympics by 2020. David speaks English and French and lives in Geneva with his wife Uma, daughter Leela Wendy and Border Collie Indy. You can contact David at ct7(AT)suisserugby.com