Industry Moves

Jordi Camps, the commercial director and head of global partnerships for Spanish LaLiga club Barcelona, will resign at the end of this month, according to Spanish media sources

Ringier Sports, the sports marketing agency owned by Swiss media group Ringier, has promoted Alexander Grimm to the chief executive position, replacing the incumbent Martin Blaser

Wasserman has opened a full-service marketing office in Düsseldorf that will be led by marketing executives Kai Burkhard and Sebastian Birwe, who have joined the sports marketing and management agency …

Relo Metrics, the AI-powered sponsorship analytics platform, has appointed Marc Reeves, the Nike executive who previously worked at the NFL and IMG agency, to its board

Sports marketing agency CSM Sport & Entertainment has appointed Charlie Beauchamp as its inaugural country manager for Saudi Arabia ahead of the opening of its first office in the Kingdom later this year

The Football Association, English football’s governing body, has kicked off a recruitment process for a head of commercial partnerships to replace Dan Kiddle, the incumbent in the position.

WME Sports, part of the Endeavor Group, has hired Texas Rangers executive Joe Januszewski as senior vice-president and division head of its full-service property solutions division, which delivers stadium…

Ned Negus has stepped down from leading the sponsorship sales team at the Football Marketing Asia agency, for family reasons

Benno Ruwe, head of international relationships and product development at Bayern Munich, has left the Bundesliga side to take up a position at Fifa next month

The Infront agency has appointed Christopher Axer, Fifa’s head of sponsorship sales, to lead the central sales team at its ProSports division.

Christian Voigt, vice-president of marketing development within IOC Television and Marketing Services (TMS), is to move from the role after Tokyo 2020 to join the wearable fitness brand Whoop

Sports marketing agency Octagon has promoted Simone Errey to the position of managing director in Australia

The Sportfive agency's head of Asia-Pacific and president of global sales, Adrian Staiti, is stepping down from the company in the coming months, SportBusiness understands

The Sportfive agency has detailed plans to enhance its presence and activity in the Spanish market

Tennis Australia has appointed former Qantas and DHL executive Cedric Cornelis as its new chief commercial officer

Sports sponsorship industry consultant Giles Morgan has been appointed head of sponsorship and partnerships at investment and asset management company Standard Life Aberdeen

Germany-based workwear supplier Engelbert Strauss has recruited Antonio Dominguez from the Infront agency to head up its new in-house sponsorship division