Melbourne Storm hires NFL's commercial head

Melbourne Storm hires NFL's commercial head

Rugby League Club the Melbourne Storm has nabbed the National Football League’s (NFL) UK commercial director, Ben Dunn.

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Dunn has moved to Australia to take on the commercial director role with Melbourne storm.

Melbourne Storm chief executive Mark Evans said he is pulling together a “revamped senior management team” of which the commercial directory role “is absolutely key”.

“Ben has great experience and a terrific personality which will ensure he will make a great contribution as we all work together to take Melbourne Storm forward."

Dunn added: “The NRL has always held a strong professional appeal for me and Melbourne Storm is arguably the most successful team of the past decade.  It’s a fantastic combination and an exciting opportunity to be a part of this environment.

“Melbourne Storm has established an incredible culture and heritage in Melbourne and you get a sense of pride from the community that this is their team.  With Storm being a national brand, it’s a very exciting opportunity,”

He spent nine months with the NFL and more than three years as head of sports sponsorship at Telegraph Media Group. Prior o that he was sales manager at Sport Magazine and commercial director at Golf World Magazine.