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Industry appointments round-up: June 16-22

A round-up of key appointments from within the sports and events industries over the past week.

The Ticket Factory has promoted Chris Pile to the position of commercial director. Pile previously served as the company’s consumer sales and marketing director.

The Ticket Factory has also named Nick Fenton as its new commercial manager. Fenton will be tasked with building the company’s product base, securing new clients in its home region of the West Midlands, and selling TTF’s trade and registration system, ExpoWare.

Aliya Hussain has also been appointed as The Ticket Factory’s new partnerships manager. Hussain will be responsible for expanding the company’s marketing and distribution reach.

In addition, Kelly Sharman, who joined TTF in December 2017, has been appointed group sales manager in the groups department.

The Sports Consultancy, a sports marketing consultancy firm, has appointed Simon Long to the newly-created role of commercial director. Long will be tasked with securing new and wide-ranging flows of work across all areas of the business.

Stadium Experience has added Lynnsey Pilmer and Jennifer Barry to its leadership team. Pilmer is a sales and marketing manager at Hull’s KCOM Stadium, while Barry is a conference and events sales manager at Stoke’s bet365 Stadium. The association seeks to promote the use of stadium venues for conferences, meetings and events.

Barra Mac Ruairi has left his role with the Bristol Arena project to take up a new position as director of estates and bursar at the University of Bristol, according to the Bristol Post newspaper.

Do you have news of an appointment that we should know about? Get in touch by emailing news.editor@thestadiumbusiness.com and we’ll include it on our next round-up.

Image: The Ticket Factory