Beales Joins MPP Global From Sunderland AFC On A Bosman!

Posted by MPP Global on Monday, 24 February 2003

One of the UK’s leading web and mobile commerce specialists has announced a key strategic appointment to its team.

Kevin Beales is the new Business Development Manager for MPP Global, specialists in producing web, SMS, mobile internet and M-commerce solutions and services. The company has a range of products and applications that transform the web and mobile phone, and drive electronic commerce.

MPP Global currently work with a variety of household names in the sport and entertainment industries including Sky Sports; Everton, Sunderland and Coventry football clubs; London Broncos, Warrington Wolves and Widnes Vikings in rugby league; Zurich Premiership leaders Gloucester; the Welsh Rugby Union and Cricinfo.com.

Kevin, 28, joins Manchester-based MPP Global from Sunderland AFC where he was New Media Manager, overseeing the online and mobile business safc.com. Kevin brings to his new role at MPP Global a wealth of business development and e-business experience. He was previously New Media Manager at adidas UK where he managed the sports brand’s award winning website.

In his new role Kevin will be responsible for strengthening MPP Global’s position in the sports and entertainment sectors, with some exciting new products that MPP Global has developed for these markets.

He says: “Having worked with MPP Global for 18 months as a client, I was fully aware of the benefits they can bring to sports and entertainment organisations.They have now developed and integrated industry-leading payment solutions across web and mobile applications which enable revenue streams that were never possible before. This makes this role an exciting opportunity within a successful company that has already experienced tremendous growth.”

Paul Johnson, Director of MPP Global, adds: “I am looking forward to working with Kevin. We were keen to appoint someone who has good e-business awareness, entrepreneurial skills plus deep knowledge and experience in the industry. I am delighted to have someone of Kevin’s enthusiasm and experience joining our team.”

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