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March 22-26, 2021


John Cantwell - Stadium Director , Thomond Park, Munster Rugby, Ireland

John Cantwell

John Cantwell is the Stadium Director at Thomond Park Stadium, home ground to Munster Rugby, two times European Champions, and one of the best supported clubs in world rugby. John joined Munster Rugby in January 2008 in advance of the reopening of the redeveloped Thomond Park Stadium, and his role entails the overall responsibility for all aspects of the stadium. This includes the commercial and operational delivery on both match days and non-match days. Prior to Thomond Park Stadium, John was involved in the building and development of the Mahon Point retail complex in Cork, where he worked as General Manager for three years. He also spent six years as Commercial Manager with Shannon Heritage and was involved with eight major visitor attractions, including Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Cliffs of Moher, and King John’s Castle in Limerick. John also has a decade and a half retail experience up to senior management level, primarily in the high street and airport retailing sectors.

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