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IMG Golf appoints new EMEA director

Agency IMG Golf has announced the appointment of Russell Hannah as director of operations with responsibility for golf clubs in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region.

Hannah will oversee the operations and development of the existing IMG managed clubs as well as growing both the management and consultancy side of the business in the area. He spent 10 years working at the golfing Turnberry Resort in Scotland before moving to Mauritius to manage golfing island venue, Le Touessrok.

Michael Pask, senior vice-president of sales and advisory services for IMG Golf, said: “We are delighted that Russell has joined the team here in London. Russell has a proven track record of managing luxury resort club operations and will be a key player as we continue to grow our golf club management business in the EMEA region.”

Hannah added: “IMG offer an unrivalled depth of club management services to its clients, helping to drive profitability and global prestige and I look forward to developing the business further in the EMEA region.”