Jackie Fast, Founder and Managing Director of Slingshot Sponsorship, has left the company
29th November, 2017
Jackie Fast, Founder and Managing Director of Slingshot Sponsorship, has now left the company to pursue writing and other interests following the company’s sale last year to The Marketing Group.
Jackie Fast started Slingshot from her home in 2010, growing the company to provide services for major brands including Hyundai, Hilton EDF, Allianz and many more. The company was recently nominated for 4 ESA Excellence Awards 2017 including Agency of the Year because of its innovative approach to sponsorship collaboration.
Fast has just written her first business book, PINPOINT, published this month by Lioncrest Publishing, about innovation and collaboration in selling corporate sponsorship. She will also be appearing at a numerous marketing and promotional events over the next several months.
Last year Slingshot was purchased for an undisclosed sum by global marketing agency The Marketing Group Plc. The Marketing Group Plc will continue to run the company as a core sponsorship provider within the group and Slingshot will be run by new Managing Director Pietro Rainieri from TMG.
Jackie Fast said, “I am pleased to be handing Slingshot Sponsorship over to The Marketing Group, who will continue to grow and expand our services utilising their global network. I am also very much looking forward to the future, where I will concentrate on my new book, PINPOINT, speaking events and other ventures.”