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Rob Heys Appointed Commercial Director

Former Macclesfield Town and Accrington Stanley Man Takes Up Position

19 July 2018

Blackpool Football Club can confirm the appointment of Rob Heys to the role of Commercial Director.

Vastly experienced and with a wealth of knowledge and contacts in the game, Rob joins the club from Macclesfield Town, where he has held the position of General Manager for the last two years. 

Prior to that, he was Accrington Stanley's Chief Executive and Managing Director for more than 10 years, in which time the club was promoted twice.

"There is a great team of people behind the scenes at the club, who have all made me feel very welcome, and I am looking forward to working with everyone here as the new season kicks off," Heys said.

"My role is to bring money in to support our manager, helping to ensure that we are as competitive as possible on the pitch on a Saturday afternoon, and also to ensure that Blackpool Football Club is playing it’s part in working with the local business community."

For further information about commercial opportunities at the club, please email robert.heys@blackpoolfc.co.uk  


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