Colin Ackehurst has been appointed to develop the advertising sales for the CCC’s new website. He will also advise on the expansion of the website’s appeal to suit the needs of Conference Members and its commercial partners.
Alf Langley, Chairman of the CCC Board, said: "The Conference are delighted to welcome Colin in his new role. He will bring with him an unrivalled knowledge of the audience and market served by the Conference’s activities and website."
Colin joined Wisden Cricket Monthly magazine as Advertisement Manager in 1991 and remained with the magazine until it merged with The Cricketer in 2003. During his time at WCM he also sold advertising on Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, the World's most famous sports book. He subsequently assumed the role of Business Development & Advertising Sales Manager of The Wisden Cricketer following the merger of The Cricketer and Wisden Cricket Monthly magazines. Since 2010 he has been working on a freelance basis for several organisations including Lashings World XI.
He is a keen club cricketer and has been Chairman of Farncombe Wanderers Cricket Club for a number of years.
Colin can be contacted by email or on 07870 746003.