A round-up of key appointments from within the sports and events industries over the past week.
Tom Glick has joined NFL American football franchise the Carolina Panthers as team president. Glick will take up his new role on September 16 and will oversee the Panthers’ day-to-day operations. Glick joins the Panthers from Manchester City, where he has worked since 2012.
The NFL has appointed Tim Ellis as its chief marketing officer. Ellis joins the NFL from video game publisher Activision, where he spent seven years, and will replace Dawn Hudson as the league’s chief marketing officer. Ellis will oversee the league’s entire marketing organisation, which covers research, content development, consumer engagement, advertising, promotions, operations and branding.
Silverstone Circuits has appointed Jeremy Dover as head of catering at the motorsport venue. Dover will oversee the catering and hospitality aspects for all race days, corporate meetings and events across the 600-acre site, which is home to Formula One’s British Grand Prix and other major motorsport series. Dover will work alongside Dean Hoddle, head chef at Silverstone, to ensure that catering at the venue maintains its high standard of service. His previous roles include operations manager at Elior, business development and operations manager at Shuttleworth Park and deputy general manager at Compass Group.
French ticketing company Weezevent has appointed Isabelle Chevallier as its executive vice-president, Europe. Previously of Intellitix, Chevallier (pictured) will manage Weezevent’s offices in France, Spain, Switzerland and the UK and will be tasked with growing the company’s presence on the continent. Chevallier had worked as European head of business development at Intellitix, after having previously spent 16 years at Sony Music Entertainment.
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