Drewett announces promotions for ATP execs
Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) chairman and president Brad Drewett has announced several promotions at an executive level within the organisation.
Mark Young, who currently serves as chief executive of ATP Americas and the ATP's chief legal officer, will add chief media officer to his title. In doing so Young, who has been with the ATP Tour since is formation in 1990, will oversee the ATP's various media rights interests across a range of platforms, including television, live steaming, data, live scoring and other associated rights.
Additionally, ATP Europe chief executive Laurent Delanney will take on the added responsibilities associated with the position of ATP commercial director. In his expanded role as commercial director, Delanney, who currently heads up the ATP's Monte-Carlo office, will lead the organisation's sales, sponsorship and licensing team.
The third announcement sees Andre Silva take over from Drewett as the tournament director of the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals. Silva, who has been with the ATP for over a decade, will also continue in his role as chief player officer.
Finally, Drewett has also announced that Sydney-based Alison Lee has been appointed to the interim position of head of the ATP's international group, the division that oversees the ATP's operations the Middle East, Asia and Pacific regions.
Picture shows Mark Young, the ATP's chief legal and media officer and ATP Americas chief executive.
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