This week’s appointments round-up includes news of Bill Sweeney’s new role as chief executive of England’s Rugby Football Union (RFU).

Sweeney (pictured) joins the RFU from the British Olympic Association, for whom he has served as chief executive since 2013. Previous work experience includes roles at Adidas, Puma, Shell, Mars and Unilever.

The English Football League has announced that Shaun Harvey will leave his position as chief executive at the end of the season. Harvey has served as chief executive since October 2013 and has worked for 25 consecutive years in professional football.

TEG, Asia Pacific’s leading ticketing, live entertainment and data analytics company, has appointed Greg Willis as its new chief technology officer.

Willis will commence the role this month, bringing over 20 years of commercial experience in the e-commerce, digital media, finance and IT industries. Willis has previously worked for Oneflare, Menulog, CarsGuide, WPP Digital and Cudo.

NFL American football team the Carolina Panthers has named Meredith Starkey as its chief marketing officer. Starkey joins the Panthers from T-Mobile, where she served for 10 years as vice-president of marketing – sponsorship and events. She previously held sponsorship marketing positions at Motorola and Genesco Sports Enterprises.

Singapore-based mixed martial arts promotion the One Championship has promoted Hua Fung Teh to the position of group president. Teh previously served as chief financial officer and chairman of the promotion in Greater China. He was responsible for areas such as finance, human resources, corporate development, media rights and digital partnerships.

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Image: Team GB