Nottingham sports agency scores with senior hires

Penman and Wheatcroft

Nottingham sports communications agency, Macesport, has announced two senior appointments in its digital and PR teams.

Shaun Wheatcroft takes up the position of head of digital, while Maryke Penman has been appointed to head of PR.

The appointments follow the promotion of long-time account director Ben Thompson to chief executive.

“At Macesport we’re firm believers in that the success of our business is down to the quality of our people. I’m delighted to have both Shaun and Maryke join the team, bringing both exceptional skill and experience in their respective areas, but also a genuine passion and love for sport,” Thompson said.

Wheatcroft returns to Macesport following time at creative agency Absolute where he specialised in web design, website management and digital strategy for largescale brands.

Penman joins Macesport with a background in news and sports journalism and corporate PR. Having relocated to Nottingham from New Zealand where she held the position of senior account manager at full-service PR agency Acumen Republic.