Sponsorship Commercial agency, Flash Sponsorship, has appointed Richard van der Schyff as its new Managing Director.
He takes over from founder and outgoing MD, Ant Garstang, who has taken up the position of Vice-President – Partnerships and Business Development at NBA Africa.
“Richard is one of the hardest working individuals in our industry,” said Garstang. “He is a consummate professional who cares deeply for all of our clients and I simply could not have hoped to find a better person to take over from me and to take Flash Sponsorship to greater heights!”.
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“I am excited about the opportunity and the responsibility that this change brings, and am confident in our ability to continue delivering commercial success for our clients,” said Van der Schyff. “I’d like to thank all our clients for the support and faith that they have shown in Flash Sponsorship and look forward to continuing this journey with them. Flash has its own proprietary approach to sponsorship commercialisation: the Flash Science. We use this approach to unpack and unlock our clients’ true commercial potential. The Science; collaboration with our partners; and of course a solid network within the industry, are the secrets to our success.”
In another leadership change at Flash Sponsorship, it was announced that Business Director, Gill Fraser, will take a more active role in the commercial and sales processes.