John Postlethwaite, CEO

John is a commercial entrepreneur who has had significant success in both the corporate FMCG sector and sports industry. John spent the first 15 years of his career in various sales and marketing roles at multi-national companies such as Imperial Foods, Nabisco Group and Pepsi-Cola.

John then entered the sports industry to become Commercial Director of the Benetton F1 Team in the mid 90’s where he secured several high profile sponsors who were new to the sport including Gillette, Bitburger, Federal Express and AKAI.

John left to set up his own operation, BSI, where he worked across a number of different sports, including; Football, Cricket and various motorsports. BSI secured the rights to the FIM World Speedway Championships and John built this into the fastest growing motorsport series in the world. After 10 years this business was acquired by the world’s largest sports marketing company; IMG.