PHAR Partnerships is pleased to announce the appointment of Rory Renwick as Head of Sponsorship, Asia. Rory will be responsible for developing and managing new opportunities for PHAR Partnerships in Asia. These will include working with rights holders across sport, entertainment, venues and visitor destinations. Rory has over 15 years of sports marketing experience and was previously Head of New Business at Parallel Media Group, where he worked in sailing, football, Formula 1, rugby and the arts and extensively across most of Asia. His client list includes Chivas, Ballantines, Omega, Prudential, Standard Chartered, Saatchi Gallery, Ladies European Tour and Celtic FC.

Rory said, “I am delighted to be joining PHAR Partnerships and leading their sponsorship sales in Asia at this exciting time in PHAR Partnerships’ development. The company already has some fantastic properties and I look forward to selling these and developing further opportunities for PHAR in Asia.”

Marcus Wight, CEO, said “It has been a very exciting first year for PHAR and the appointment of Rory is another indication of our commitment to growing the business in Asia. By the end of the year we will have set up offices in Thailand and Indonesia – to go along with Singapore and Malaysia – and in the next few weeks we will be announcing a number of exciting new properties that we will be representing in addition to Air Asia. Rory will be a key player in developing our sponsorship business in the region”