Warburton signs for Rovers commercial team

Doncaster Rovers FC has strengthened its commercial squad with the pre-season signing of a new commercial executive.

Jon Warburton , 27, from Sheffield, has joined the Rovers team having previously worked in a similar role at Sheffield United.

Jon said:

“I am delighted to have joined Doncaster Rovers at such an exciting time for the club. I will be bringing a wealth of experience to my new role and I am looking forward to working with Andrew Whitham and the team to deliver great results.

“The club is very much at the heart of the community in Doncaster and I will be making sure that I integrate and engage with the local business community.

“There are so many commercial opportunities for local businesses and people to get involved with at Rovers . From player shirt and match day sponsorship to advertising boards, event and stand sponsorship there is a commercial package to suit every budget.

“I am very much looking forward to networking and meeting lots of likeminded Rovers fans and working hard to develop and strengthen partnerships between the club and the business sector in Doncaster.”

Gavin Baldwin, chief executive at Doncaster Rovers FC, said:

“We are pleased to welcome Jon to the club and I am sure he will be a key member of our Commercial department.

“Our team works very hard off the field to ensure that the club is an integral part of the local business community and provide all fans with a number of opportunities for them to invest in and support the club.

“We are very much looking forward to the 2013/14 season in the Championship and I wish Jon all the best with his career at Doncaster Rovers.

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Andrew Whitam, head of commercial at Doncaster Rovers FC (left) with new recruit Jon Warburton

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