Former Scottish FA and Rugby Football League Chief Commercial Officer joins the ticketing technology leader as it enters a new phase of growth
SECUTIX, the leader in advanced digital solutions for the events industry, has announced the appointment of Chris Rawlings to the new role of Business Development Lead for the UK and Ireland.
Rawlings joins SECUTIX from the Scottish FA where he was Chief Commercial Officer for over five years. Rawlings has 25 years of international experience delivering commercial success across sport, entertainment and music organisations and has held senior roles at the Rugby Football League, the talent agency James Grant Group, and Sport Five International.
In his new role, Rawlings will be responsible for driving business growth and developing new partnerships in the region. SECUTIX clients include Wembley, Silverstone and The Hundred .
Commenting on his appointment, Rawlings said:
“I’ve been the person inside organisations buying a ticketing platform, worrying about revenue streams and how to deliver a great experience for a fan. Working with the suite of SECUTIX digital solutions along with my understanding of client challenges, I’m looking forward to asking clients what success looks like for them and helping them to achieve it.”
David Hornby, SECUTIX MD for UK and Ireland, added:
“We are delighted to welcome Chris to the team. He gets the way ticketing systems now have to operate internally - no longer just with the event organiser’s IT department - plus he knows the current challenges that decision-makers in sport and live entertainment face. Our clients will greatly benefit from his trusted advice, and I look forward to working with him.”