Date: Mon 02 Jun 2014

Newtown AFC appoint Business Development Manager

Paul Lewis comes on-board at Latham Park to help drive forward plans and developments off the pitch

With on-going exciting developments at Latham Park and to support on field ambitions, Newtown Football Club continue their plans for growth by investing in a Business Development Manager to help drive forward plans and developments off the pitch . Paul Lewis (above) will start the position this week and is excited to join the club having been impressed with their vision and aspirations.

“Being a passionate sports person, especially football and in having been impressed with the Club’s plans for growth on and off the field, I am excited to undertake the role that will help the Club become more sustainable and professional in their output, and importantly, developing Newtown F.C and Latham Park as a strong community focus and “hub”.

The club has put in a great deal of hard work over the years and just recently, have made a made a major “statement” for growth, by investing in and presently installing a state of the art 3G Artificial Surface at Latham Park. This facility will be a valuable resource to support on and off field aspirations that are sustainable and real, as well as providing a valuable resource for communities that will provide enjoyment, participation benefits and improved sports performance”.

Having studied and worked previously within high profile higher educational establishments namely Cardiff Metropolitan University and Glyndr University for over 15 years, Paul has held Senior Management positions associated with facility operations, business development and commercial services.

“From previous roles within multi-facility sites that need to deliver commercial and developmental success, it was important that I became multi-faceted in a number of business critical areas. The experience and expertise I have gained from past roles within Sport, leisure, education and business development will stand me in good stead to deliver club plans and aspirations. I am looking forward to the challenge and have no doubt the potential and ambition can be realised”

Anyone needing to contact Paul in regards to facility hire, sponsorship and advertising opportunities or business development proposals with the club, please contact him at office@newtownafc.co.uk or ring 01686 626159.