The Official Online RBS 6 Nations Store is open. The store has everything you need to get behind your team during the RBS 6 Nations, plus the store is now fully stocked with a much wider range of rugby merchandise.
Leinster Coach Michael Cheika said: "Guy has a huge wealth of knowledge and experience in the domestic, European and international game and is a hugely respected figure in Leinster having represented both the province with distinction in two spells with the club as well as Ireland on 28 occasions.
"The calibre of applicant was particularly impressive for this position, but it was apparent early on in our discussions how enthusiastic Guy was to make this new position his own. I am confident that this appointment will further enhance the province's standing and I look forward to working with Guy once again."
Easterby added: "Given that this is a new role, I will find my feet first and then try to identify outstanding players not just in Ireland, the UK, Europe and in the southern hemisphere, but also in the developing nations who have made massive strides in recent years. You can see that there are talented players on the Sevens circuit, for example.
"It is a huge honour to have been offered the position by Leinster and I am really excited about this opportunity."