brandRapport Appoints Two New Directors to Lead Samsung/Chelsea & LV= Accounts

By Community | January 13, 2014

brandRapport Sport and Entertainment have announced today two senior appointments with Alex Hennessy and Peter Watkins both joining the agency as Account Directors. 

Hennessy will be responsible for leading the Samsung/Chelsea FC Global Hospitality & Events programme and Watkins will oversee the LV= sponsorship portfolio which includes the LV= Cup, medic Harlequins RFC and the ECB County Cricket partnership. 

Prior to joining brandRapport, Hennessy was at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) where she oversaw the event operations for the Davis Cup.  Before that she had been in key operations roles at the International Rugby Board (IRB) and Gloucester Rugby Club.  Watkins joins from the Australian Rugby Union where as Partnerships Manager he was responsible for managing & building marketing programmes with its leading sponsors including DHL, Qantas, Castrol and Blackberry. 

Commenting on the appointments, brandRapport Managing Director, Andy Kenny said: “We are very pleased to have secured the services of two strong Account Directors who have exactly the right credentials to ensure that we continue to provide best in class insight, client servicing and delivery”.