Enero Group today announced the appointment of Brent Scrimshaw [feature image] as Chief Executive Officer effective 1 July 2020.
It follows the departure of former CEO Matthew Melhuish at the beginning of this year.
“It’s very exciting to lead Enero through its next strategic phase of growth,” Scrimshaw said.
“I have been following the Group for some time and I am confident it has the right mix of thought leadership and capability to win on a global scale. I look forward to meeting all of the teams once I commence and building on the collaborative spirit already entrenched in the Group.”
Scrimshaw is a creative and brand led business leader in media, publishing, technology, consumer, retail and sports. He spent eighteen years at Nike Inc. including three years as Vice President / Chief Executive Western Europe based in Amsterdam, Chief Marketing Officer for EMEA, along with other leadership roles in Europe, the USA and Australia in general management and marketing. Brent was also part of Nike’s global commercial operations team contributing to the development of the Nike business and brand strategy in its priority geographies worldwide.
More recently, Scrimshaw was the founder and CEO of Unscriptd, a technology led sports media company, which was one of the world’s first Athlete’s Media Companies. Unscriptd was acquired by New York based publisher The Players Tribune in 2018.
Scrimshaw currently serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of ASX listed multi brand retail group Kathmandu Holdings Limited, ASX listed global sports technology and data business Catapult Sports Limited and ASX listed medical technology business Rhinomed Limited.
Enero chair Ann Sherry, said: “We are delighted to be able to announce the appointment of Brent as Chief Executive Officer effective the beginning of the FY2021 financial year. Brent has a wealth of leadership experience across marketing services on both agency and client side, has worked and lived in a number of our key geographic markets and brings a strong global perspective on building brands. His track record in innovation combined with his entrepreneurial spirit adds another layer of expertise to our Group’s growth ambitions. On behalf of the Board, we welcome Brent and look forward to working with him.”
Ann Sherry added: “For the remainder of this financial year, we continue our Group focus on deepening our strong client relationships during these unprecedented times and we remain confident that the Group’s balance sheet and diversification of clients and geographies will provide a great platform to grow.”
Brent will join the Board of Enero Group as an Executive Director.
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