Experienced sports PR and communications executive joins Red Knot Communications as partner, building Austin, Texas-based U.S. office to service clients with North American and Latin American sports, sports betting and gaming interests
Red Knot Communications has announced that Tom Webb has joined the agency as partner and head of U.S. operations to build Red Knot’s office in the U.S., servicing clients with interests in North America, Latin America and worldwide. Red Knot Communications is the boutique agency founded by Andy Clerkson, Rich Thorp, Camilla Wright and Romilly Evans with offices in the UK and Hong Kong, specializing in sports, sports betting and gaming PR and communications.
Webb, a sports PR and communications expert with over 25 years of experience working for brands including Red Bull, Emirates, and Polo Ralph Lauren, and in Formula 1, the Olympic Games, Major League Soccer and the America’s Cup, will spearhead the agency’s growth in the U.S. and Latin American markets from Austin, Texas.
“We’re delighted Tom has taken up the opportunity to join Red Knot Communications and look forward to bringing his experience, contacts and knowledge of the U.S., Latin American and global sports markets to our client base,” commented Andy Clerkson, Founder and Partner in Red Knot Communications. “We have a diverse, growing list of clients in sports, sports betting, gaming and associated industries who are looking to expand into the North American and LATAM markets. Tom and the team we will build in the U.S. under his leadership are going to add huge value to the work our clients are engaged in, and we’re excited to continue to develop Red Knot Communications globally with Tom on board.”
“I could not be happier to join Red Knot Communications,” added Tom Webb. “My fellow partners are a highly experienced, incredibly well connected group who bring decades of experience of sports, sports betting and gaming PR and communications, and the global media market, and it is an honor to have the chance to help continue to grow Red Knot’s footprint from Austin, the city my family and I have called home since 2014.”
Red Knot Communications was started by Andy Clerkson, Rich Thorp, Camilla Wright and Romilly Evans to bring a fresh approach to PR and communications for the sport, gaming and betting sectors. Red Knot’s combination of skills and deep experience is unique in this sector worldwide.
The partner group has worked with some of the biggest names in media, and operates at the intersection of the growth of sports betting and gaming around the globe with offices in the UK, Latin America, Asia, and now, the U.S.
Red Knot Communications offers a diverse range of PR and communications services, from PR, brand and marketing strategy, to tactical services including press office functions, reputation management, crisis communications planning and activation, content creation, design and social media management. The agency is also experienced in monitoring, evaluation and reporting, enabling brands to work with Red Knot on all stages of PR and communications activities – from planning to activation and through to evaluation.