Leaders
Dallmeier

Business Directory

Browse the Directory

Sign Up to the Directory

Levy
FC Business Twitter
FC business Linked in
FC Business facebook
FC Business Youtube

Wycombe Wanderers Appoint New Head Of Commercial Activities

Wed 15th Jul 2015 | Football Club Management

Wycombe Wanderers have appointed Damian Irvine as the new Head of Commercial Activities of the football club.

Damian will take overall responsibility for all sales, ticketing, sponsorship and hospitality opportunities, working with the existing commercial team to help generate revenue by building and maintaining relationships with supporters, partners and sponsors.

The Australian achieved great success in his homeland in both sporting and non-sporting environments before arriving in the UK to take on the role as Commercial Director at Notts County, creating an award-winning marketing campaign, attracting prestigious sponsorship deals to the club and achieving a significant growth in revenue and season ticket sales.

Wanderers Chairman, Andrew Howard, said: "Damian's appointment is a very significant move for the club and I'd say it's one of the most important signings we've made - on or off the field - in recent times.

"His experience in football and sport previously means he has a proven track record and he'll bring fresh ideas and energy to the team.

"Over the past year we have worked hard on achieving survival and creating the platform for stability and growth for Wycombe Wanderers. Damian's arrival is part of a restructuring of our staff which will allow us to move towards the next level, and he becomes one of five key managers who will drive the day-to-day operation of the club.

"We are looking to recruit a Food and Beverage Manager who will be the final piece in the jigsaw and I'm excited about the potential success that our teams on and off the pitch can achieve."

Speaking on his appointment, Damian, added: "Having spent some time at the club and meeting the chairman Andrew, his manager Gareth, and a number of the front office team, I’m extremely impressed with Wycombe Wanderers' structure, professionalism and ambition.

“The sincerity of the club in striving for success and sustainability resonates strongly with my principles and experiences.

"I’ve enjoyed and cherished fantastic relationships with supporters in my previous roles, who are the fundamentally owners and keepers of a club's brand and soul.

“The opportunity to work for a truly supporter owned club has been a long held wish of mine and I look forward to working with the strong off-field team to deliver optimal results and success for the Trust in the future."

Damian will begin his new role on Monday 20th July.

Image: www.primemediaimages.co.uk

Posted by: Aaron Gourley

RETURN TO LATEST NEWS SECTION

SUBSCRIBE TO THE FCBUSINESS RSS FEED

If you have any football business related news stories you’d like to share then please contact us – agourley@fcbusiness.co.uk  

To subscribe to our range of football newsletters including news, products and jobs CLICK HERE.

Add to: Google Google | Yahoo Yahoo | Live Live | del.icio.us del.icio | Digg Digg |

Related Articles

Leeds United Appoint Former Real Madrid Executive Ivan Bravo

Tue 25th Apr 2017 | Football Club Management

Leeds United has appointed Ivan Bravo to the Club’s Board of Directors with immediate effect. The former Director of Strategy at Real Madrid, leading on both the sport and business fronts at the...

Is United's Off-Field Success Contributing To Their Struggles?

Mon 24th Apr 2017 | Football Club Management

If you look at Manchester United's recent history, there is a clear distinction between the club's on and off-field performance . More specifically, while the club has struggled to achieve success on...

Ugo Ehiogu Dies Following Cardiac Arrest

Fri 21st Apr 2017 | Football Club Management

Tottenham Hotspur Under 23 coach and former Aston Villa and Middlesbrough defender Ugo Ehiogu has died following a cardiac arrest. Ugo collapsed at Spurs’ training ground on Thursday and was...

Club Trained Players Hits All Time Low In Premier League

Thu 13th Apr 2017 | Football Club Management

The number of minutes played by club-trained players in the Premier League has hit an all-time low according new research. The study by CIES Observatory focuses on the demographic evolution of the...