A round-up of key appointments from within the sports and events industries over the past week.
Cashless solutions provider tappit has appointed a new chief marketing officer, Jenni Young, who joins the company to lead its international marketing and events programme. Young previously spent 20 years in marketing and digital communications, working with companies such as ticketscript and Live Nation.
Indian ticketing firm BookMyShow has appointed Albert Almeida as its new chief operating officer of non-movies to help boost access to events and identify untapped markets. Almeida will take the lead in building upon BookMyShow’s theatre, sports, music concerts and other live experiences to give existing movie customers more choice. The new executive will report to Ashish Hemrajani, the founder and chief executive of BookMyShow.
Ashton Gate Stadium, home of Bristol Sport, Bristol City and Bristol Rugby, is seeking a new individual to join its ground staff team. The successful candidate will maintain both the stadium pitch and first-team training pitches. Full details of the role can be found here.
Dennis Greene has resigned from his position as president of business operations at NFL American football team the Washington Redskins. Greene had been at the Redskins since 2001. The Bleacher Report website reported that his resignation is linked to a scandal involving the team’s cheerleader group.
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