Karen Maxwell has been appointed by the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) to the newly-created role of Head of Commercial Development and Communications.
Among her responsibilities will be to assist the wider strategy of change that the IOG will be embarking on during the coming months. She will foster stronger relationships with the IOG’s corporate membership and further develop opportunities for the IOG’s diverse range of members.
The role will also look at the current approach to marketing and public relations with a view to enhancing communications with membership, employers and other interested organisations.
Karen was previously employed as managing editor of Sports Management magazine at the Leisure Media Company, where she enjoyed close relations with sports administrators and national governing bodies of sport.