Former sales manager for Golf World and Today’s Golfer is now driving sales at club software developer
Mark Thompson has been appointed as the new Sales Director at MHS Group, and is delighted to be back in the golf industry, as he explains, “It’s terrific to be back in golf, especially with a much admired name in club software at the most exciting time in its long history.” (read more)
Formerly responsible for the advertising sales of Golf World and Today’s Golfer, Thompson took Today’s Golfer to its highest ever ad revenue and circulation figures. More recently as the digital sales manager for Heaven Media, Thompson has become well versed in digital technology and e-Sports.
Following MH System’s acquisition by Simon Kimble, a major investment is driving in a complete upgrade of all its club administration software, and the creation of new online tee time booking and mobile platform software.
Thompson’s part of the new team led by CEO Ed Beale and Development Director Tony Jones, as he comments, “Ed, Tony and I have worked together several times over the past few years, and I’m looking forward to driving the business forward with them. Tony’s making great things happen on the development front with founder Mark Hesketh, and client feedback to our latest software is very encouraging.”
He continues, “We believe MHS Group now has the kind of technology that today’s golfers – members and visitors – really want. So my first priority is to make sure that all our clients, and those that we share with great brands like CLUBView and GolfWorking, are in a position to realise all the benefits our new technology can bring them, their members and their visitors.”
CEO Ed Beale is excited about MHS Group’s future, as he says, “Thanks to the loyalty of our client clubs and the support of our investors, a much admired brand name in the golf club industry is getting back on its feet once more.”
Beale continues, “Both Mark & I are keen golfers who understand the golf club market. We’ve been talking with many of our clients over the past few months, and it’s great to see our latest software is beginning to deliver the kind of benefits today’s – and tomorrow’s – clubs and golfers really want.”
For more information, contact Mark Thompson on 07801 473916 or on 01732 367 227, or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org