Mike Beesley appointed Flyers Chairman
Bristol Flyers have appointed Resource Solutions Group (RSG) chief executive Mike Beesley as its new chairman. Beesley takes on the role alongside his RSG and chair of the
Princeís Trust South West Development Committee responsibilities
and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience across many business
RSG have been lifelong supporters of Bristol City Football Club, and avocates of the diversity and value of sport for the city.
RSG have become regular attendees at Flyers home games and have shown significant support to the club since their inception into the British Basketball League (BBL).
Andrew Billingham, Bristol Sport chief executive, said: ďAs we enter our third year in the top flight of professional basketball, itís important for us to take the learnings from the last couple of years.
"As part of a summer review, Iím delighted to announce that Mike Beesley will take up the role of non-executive chairman to join myself, Andreas Kapoulas, Kevin Hamblin and Martin King on the board."Mike brings a wealth of experience from the wider business arena, and has become extremely passionate about Bristol Flyers.
ďAs a board, we have a clear focus on achieving our core objectives which are sustainability and on court success as we continue to build Bristol Flyers as a franchise.
"Iíd also like to thank Martin King for his dedication and commitment as chair over the past couple of years. Iím delighted that he will remain as a director on the board and a core part of the game day team."
Beesley said: "In Bristol we are very lucky to have the Flyers, one of the best
basketball teams in the country, and RSG has been proud sponsors of the
team for three years running
"As part of our sponsorship our Bristol-based staff has hugely enjoyed being courtside at this fast-moving and exciting sport and I have personally grown to be a huge fan.
"Therefore, Iím delighted to be joining the board and to be a part of the future of the club at an exciting time in its development."
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