Please select your home edition
Edition
ETNZShop-Merch-728x90 HR Top

Scott Over appointed World Sailing Commercial Director

by World Sailing 9 Feb 2019 00:57 PST
Scott Over appointed World Sailing Commercial Director © World Sailing

World Sailing is pleased to announce that Scott Over has been appointed as the new Commercial Director for the world governing body of the sport.

Scott joins World Sailing from OC Sport, an international sports event company, where he held the role of Commercial Director within the sailing division. He has a strong track record as a Commercial and Sponsorship Director and previously held posts at several sports agencies and the International Tennis Federation.

A keen sportsman and sailor, Scott is a member of the Royal Ocean Racing Club and has sailed from a young age completing his first transatlantic when he was 17 years old. He continues to sail and compete in the south of England with close friends.

Andy Hunt, World Sailing CEO commented, "I am delighted that Scott will be joining the World Sailing team. Scott will be a great asset to the organisation as we continue to further grow and develop our successful commercial partnership programmes and supporting our members with knowledge and expertise from across the sport."

On his appointment, Scott said, "It is an honour to take on the Commercial Director role at World Sailing. Sailing has experienced big changes, some incredible growth and I am looking forward to being part of its next steps. I cannot wait to get to work with the team at World Sailing, it's fantastic family of members and partners who together will continue to drive our world-class sport and help deliver its expanding potential."

Scott will take up his position on 4 March 2019.

Related Articles

World Sailing buffeted by adverse financial winds
World Sailing director wants financial lifeline from Int Olympic Committee The authorative Olympic and Commonwealth Games daily newsletter, InsideTheGames.biz reports that a director of World Sailing wants a financial lifeline from the International Olympic Committee, now that the payout from the Tokyo2020 has been delayed. Posted on 8 Apr
Postponement of World Sailing's General Assembly
World Sailing's Board is reported to be meeting to discuss the postponement of the Annual Conference The well connected online Olympic news website InsideTheGames.biz reports that The Board of World Sailing are to meet on Monday April 6, to discuss the postponement of the 2020 Annual Conference and General Assembly Posted on 5 Apr
World Sailing Presidential Newsletter
Extensive dialogue with the IOC on the future of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics I would like to thank all of our Member National Authorities, the Medical Commission and organisers working closely and swiftly with the World Sailing team to adapt, change and communicate as fast as possible. Posted on 2 Apr
World Sailing cancelled Hempel WC Series Final
World Sailing and JSAF discussing future events at Enoshima World Sailing's Board of Directors and the Japan Sailing Federation agreed on the cancellation following the IOC and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee's decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Posted on 2 Apr
Iconic Olympic class regattas in Virtual Regatta
Including the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar and Kiel Week World Sailing, the International Federation for the sport, and Virtual Regatta, the world-leading digital sailing platform, are launching several iconic Olympic class regattas in the eSailing world. Posted on 31 Mar
World Sailing response to Tokyo 2020 postponement
Following the joint IOC and Tokyo 2020 statement Today the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee issued a joint statement announcing the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Posted on 24 Mar
World Sailing cancels 2020 Extraordinary Meeting
World Sailing's Board of Directors will not call a 2020 Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) World Sailing's Board of Directors will not call a 2020 Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The EGM was due to be held in London, UK on 2 May 2020 Posted on 13 Mar
World Sailing Presidential Newsletter
Kim Andersen's latest update It's been a busy month for the Olympic classes, with seven world championships held in the southern hemisphere. 2020 champions were crowned in the 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17, Laser, Laser Radial and RS:X Men and Women classes. Posted on 12 Mar
World Sailing cancelled Hempel World Cup Series
World Sailing Medical Commission consulted prior to making this decision Following the outbreak of COVID-19 in Italy, World Sailing has been in regular contact with the Federazione Italiana Vela (FIV), the local organisers, and the Italian Government, receiving updates and closely monitoring the situation. Posted on 11 Mar
Sailing first Olympic sport to sign up
Committing to UN Women Sport for Generation Equality Declaration World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has become the first Olympic sport to sign the UN Women Sport for Generation Equality Declaration. Posted on 8 Mar
RS Sailing 2019 - FooterSOUTHERN-SPARS-MISSY-FURLING-BOOMS-728-X-90 BottomHenri-Lloyd 2020 FOOTER