Recruitment News Articles

Owen Farrell lines up Essentially conversion - 16 Apr 2014

Essentially, part of the CSM Group, has announced that Saracens and England fly-half Owen Farrell has signed exclusively with the Athlete Commercial Division.  read more

Brailsford quits British Cycling role - 11 Apr 2014

Sir Dave Brailsford has quit as British Cycling performance director, bringing an end to one of the most successful reigns in British sport, with his management duties at Team Sky to become his principal focus.  read more

WTA targets change with senior appointments - 09 Apr 2014

The Women’s Tennis Association has announced a new three-year plan designed to transform its marketing operation into a digital and mobile centric editorial and publishing organisation, appointing Heather Bowler and Richard Libero to help drive this change. read more

Bushell named BT Sport Managing Director - 09 Apr 2014

Delia Bushell has been named as the new managing director of BT TV and Sport, joining in July from Sky Italia, where she is currently chief commercial officer, overseeing marketing and sales for its €2.5bn residential business.  read more

Premiership Rugby grows commercial team - 07 Apr 2014

Premiership Rugby has confirmed Paul Sherrell, formerly commercial director at Saracens and director at RT Marketing, as the new head of partnerships at Premiership Rugby.  read more

ECB appoints Gordon Hollins as COO - 31 Mar 2014

ECB has appointed Gordon Hollins, currently ECB’s managing director – Professional Game, in the new position of chief operating officer. read more

Groves joins Ogogo in Wasserman corner - 26 Mar 2014

Wasserman Media Group has announced that British Super Middleweight boxing star George Groves has joined the agency, ahead of the much anticipated rematch against Carl Froch for the WBA and IBF World titles at a sold-out Wembley stadium on 31st May. read more

Eurosport signs TdF champion LeMond - 20 Mar 2014

Eurosport has confirmed the signing of cycling legend Greg LeMond as a new global ambassador, joining the broadcaster’s on-air 2014 line-up to provide live on-site analysis at Paris-Roubaix, Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France across the channel’s 54 European markets in an exclusive preview and review show entitled “LeMond on Tour”. read more

Sarah Kendall to lead MKTG UK Operations - 14 Mar 2014

Charlie Horsey, chairman and CEO of global marketing services agency MKTG INC, has announced the appointment of Sarah Kendall to manage the company’s London office and European Operations.   read more

Limelight Sports strengthens development team - 14 Mar 2014

Global engagement agency, Limelight Sports, has appointed Mike Jones as Head of Business Development, following 16 years in Formula 1 and top level motor sport. read more

FA commercial heads start sports agency - 12 Mar 2014

The FA’s two commercial heads are leaving the governing body to form sports rights agency, Sport Collective. read more

Jose Mourinho signs with Yahoo - 06 Mar 2014

Yahoo has unveiled Chelsea FC coach, Jose Mourinho, as its new global football ambassador for 2014, where he will act as an exclusive analyst for Yahoo’s worldwide football coverage including the FIFA World Cup 2014. read more

Hainer remains CEO as adidas posts strong Q4 - 05 Mar 2014

Herbert Hainer will remain adidas AG chief executive until at least March 2017, as the company’s supervisory board extended his contract for a further two years beyond 2015, after taking on the role back in 2001. read more

Alan Pascoe steps down from CSM - 28 Feb 2014

Alan Pascoe, the former Olympic silver medallist and Vice Chairman of London’s successful bid to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic, is stepping down from his role as President of CSM.  read more

Wasserman opens new office in Dubai - 25 Feb 2014

Wasserman Media Group has opened a new office in Dubai that will focus on corporate consulting and events in golf as well as event management, athlete representation and marketing. read more

Jose Mourinho secures two new signings - 19 Feb 2014

Jose Mourinho, the Chelsea manager, has signed endorsement deals with Hublot the luxury watch brand and the car manufacturer Jaguar ahead of his team's Champions League match against Galatasaray. read more

Paragon Appoints new Head of Cricket - 11 Feb 2014

Paragon Sports Management has announced that former Essex cricket captain Paul Prichard has joined the company as head of cricket. read more

Chris Grant becomes Sported Foundation CEO - 05 Feb 2014

Sport for development charity, the Sported Foundation, has announced the appointment of Chris Grant as its new chief executive, replacing Adam Parr. read more

Generate appoints new chairman - 29 Jan 2014

David Stubley, former senior executive of WPP, Fast Track & Channel Four, has been named chairman of sport and entertainment agency, Generate. read more

Savage extends Kitbag.com partnership - 21 Jan 2014

Former Barclays Premier League midfielder and BBC football pundit Robbie Savage has extended his deal with Kitbag.com as a brand ambassador of the online sports retailer. read more

Froome signs with Sports PR Company - 20 Jan 2014

The Sports PR Company has announced it will be representing the reigning Tour de France champion Chris Froome for worldwide personal PR and sponsorship.   read more

Sally Gunnell signs First Milk partnership - 15 Jan 2014

Former Olympic gold medalist Sally Gunnell has signed a two-year partnership with First Milk to become a brand ambassador for UK dairy company. read more

Havas S&E moves global leadership to London - 14 Jan 2014

Havas Sports & Entertainment, the brand engagement network of the Havas Group, has announced the relocation of its President & Global CEO, Lucien Boyer, from Paris to London as part of a strategic development plan to be closer to key global clients and the centre of the global sports and entertainment industry. read more

brandRapport takes digital offering in-house - 07 Jan 2014

brandRapport Sport and Entertainment has announced the appointment of Alex Goddard to lead the agencies new digital and social media division, having taken the decision to move its digital offering in-house.  read more

WSFF appoints Sally Hancock as new chair - 06 Jan 2014

The Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation (WSFF) has appointed Sally Hancock as its new chair of trustees, replacing former chief commercial officer of the BOA Hugh Chambers who will be standing down as chair after a five-year stint in the role.  read more

Captive Minds recruits marketing specialist - 06 Jan 2014

Content marketing agency Captive Minds - the company behind the recent Walking With The Wounded polar expedition featuring Prince Harry - has appointed sports marketing specialist Peter Gostling as its new business development manager.  read more

William Morris Endeavor acquires IMG Worldwide - 19 Dec 2013

IMG Worldwide has been sold to entertainment talent agency William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (WME) and private equity firm Silver Lake Partners for a reported US$2.3 billion, ending a protracted auction process that has run since last summer. read more

The Jockey Club appoints Weatherby - 10 Dec 2013

The Jockey Club, the largest commercial group in British horseracing, has announced the appointment of Roger Weatherby to succeed Nicholas Wrigley as its senior steward (non-executive chairman), for a term of five years. read more

Formula One legends join JMI garage - 03 Dec 2013

Motosport agency Just Marketing International has announced it has signed new agreements with Sir Jackie Stewart and Niki Lauda, to represent the Formula One world champions. read more

Sportsbeat win British Lions & BOA briefs - 25 Nov 2013

Creative multimedia agency Sportsbeat have been appointed by the British Olympic Association and the British & Irish Lions to develop content for their respective audiences, while James Parsons has been appointed new managing director of the agency. read more

M&C SaatchiMerlin acquires three60 Sports Management - 21 Nov 2013

Talent agency M&C SaatchiMerlin, whose clients include Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff, Jamie & Louise Redknapp and Mo Farah, has acquired three60 Sports Management – whose current talent pool includes double Olympic Champion Victoria Pendleton CBE, who will join M&C SaatchiMerlin’s roster.  read more

Tessa Barrera joins Lexis social media team - 21 Nov 2013

Tessa Barrera has joined Lexis in a newly created position as Head of Social Media. She joins from Red Bull where she was Global Head of Social Media. read more

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