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ADRIAN BEVINGTON APPOINTED AS ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR AT MITRE GROUP

The board of directors of Mitre Group today announced the appointment of Adrian Bevington as Associate Director with the company with immediate effect.

 

Adrian was the Former English Football Association Managing Director of England National Teams and Director of Communications. He is currently UK and Global consultant to clubs, associations, owners, and sports rights companies and has experience of working at the past five FIFA World Cups 1998–2014. In South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014 Adrian was Senior English FA Executive responsible for all team operations and communications.

 

It is this vast wealth of experience that Adrian brings to Mitre who specialise in training and development at sports stadia across the country and are looking to expand that reach internationally.

 

Jennie Bowmer, Managing Director, Mitre Group, said “We are delighted that Adrian will be joining us as an Associate Director and Strategic Lead for our Sports Advisory Board. The depth of knowledge he has of the football sector, both in the UK and internationally, will complement the skills and experience of our team and support our ambitions to provide the very best training and education for those in Sports & Stadia. I very much look forward to working with Adrian."

Adrian added, “I’m delighted to be joining Mitre Group, as I’ve been very impressed with the training, education and development programmes they provide. Hopefully I can draw on my experience and contacts to support the tremendous work already been delivered by Jennie and the Mitre Group team.”

 

 

For more information visit http://www.mitregroup.co.uk

 

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Contact:

 

Dawn Spendlove

Love Marketing Ltd

07967 674319

dawn@lovemarketing.org.uk

 

Mitre Group Ltd

Foundry Lane

Milford

Derbyshire

DE56 0RN

 

Notes to editors:

 

  1. 1.                 Photocall/Interview Opportunity

 

If you would like to interview Jennie or Adrian please contact Dawn Spendlove in the first instance contact details as above.

 

  1. 2.                 Background on Mitre Group Ltd

 

Mitre Group are a leading skills development organisation delivering accredited and bespoke training programmes.

 

Specialising in the Sports and Stadia sector and currently working with many of the country’s leading sports organisations and clubs to deliver a range of programmes including Apprenticeships, Staff Development courses and Pre-Employment programmes.

Experts in consultancy projects for the sector including programme and qualification design and development, organisation training needs analyses and specialist training consultation.

As a recognised Training Organisation by the Government’s Skills Funding Agency, Mitre Group are able to access funding for many of their programmes. To date, they have supported over 3,000 organisations and 15,000 individuals in this way and have designed and implemented bespoke development programmes for some of the country’s leading organisations.

 

  1. Background on Adrian Bevington

 

Owner of Adrian Bevington Sport & PR Ltd

 

Former English Football Association Managing Director of England National Teams and Director of Communications.  Currently UK and Global consultant to clubs, associations, owners, and sports rights companies.

 

Experience of working at the past five FIFA World Cups 1998 – 2014

In South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014 - Senior English FA Executive responsible for all team operations and communications.

 

  • One of world football’s most experienced Communications professionals.
  • Extensive UK and international football knowledge.
  • Expertise in football strategy, reputation and crisis communications.
  • Experienced spokesperson, chair of media conferences and TV/Radio broadcaster.
  • Former member of UEFA Media Committee.

 

4. Photograph – Adrian Bevington

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