|London (23/02/04) Betfair, the company revolutionising betting, today announced the appointment of Ian Winton as its Director of Marketing Communications. |
Ian was formally Managing Director of Black Cat Direct and left that company in the summer of 2003 following its sale to J Walter Thompson.
Prior to founding Black Cat Direct in 1997 Ian held various posts at direct marketing agencies in London following a period in Germany as Vice President of Marketing for a Winterthur Insurance subsidiary.
Ian will be responsible for all of the marketing communications within Betfair. Reporting to CEO Stephen Hill, Ian will be leading Betfair’s marketing department as the company continues to strengthen its position as the world’s largest online betting exchange.
Ian commented, “After many years working on the agency side of the business it was particularly exciting to find a role within such a dynamic client organization. Betfair is unlike any other business I have encountered, in three years it has grown to be incredibly successful and I am very much looking forward to contributing to its continued growth and development”.
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