Wales Head Coach, Warren Gatland, says he's looking forward to working with Josh Lewsey in his new role.
Gatland said: "I know Josh well from his playing days at Wasps and he is a determined and focuses individual who will bring immense passion, energy and rugby knowledge to the role.
"Josh will understand the strategies and procedures we have put in place at a senior national level and he will play a pivotal role in ensuring the whole of Welsh rugby operates in a joined up structure."
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