The HBLB is among the most important contributors to horseracing's finances. The original intention of establishing the levy, and therefore the HBLB, was to provide a means of compensating racing for the loss of attendance that was anticipated when off-co
Alan Delmonte has been appointed Operations Director.Alan is currently Executive Director of Racing Enterprises Limited.Before that, he worked at the British Horseracing Authority as Director of Communications and Promotion and at the former British Horseracing Board as Public Affairs Director and Company Secretary.
The Operations Director will lead in making recommendations to the Board for the annual £100 million distribution of Levy Board funding, the allocation of £50 million of loans to racecourses for important capital projects and the allocation of £2 million equine veterinary grants.
Douglas Erskine-Crum, Chief Executive of the Horserace Betting Levy Board, said, "We are very fortunate to have appointed Rob Skeggs and Alan Delmonte, two very high grade individuals, both of whom have a wide and interesting experience of racing and betting."
Both Rob Skeggs and Alan Delmonte will take on their new roles in July 2009.
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Guest speaker, Alan Delmonte, Chief Executive of the Horserace Betting Levy Board provided guests with an interesting insight into careers and the industry in general and was full of words of encouragement and support for the graduates.
Alan Delmonte appointed Chief Executive of Horserace Betting Levy BoardHBLB
Alan Delmonte appointed Chief Executive of Horserace Betting Levy BoardThe Horserace Betting Levy Board has unanimously decided to appoint Alan Delmonte as its new Chief Executive & Accounting Officer with effect from 8th April 2013 following Douglas Erskine-Crum's resignation to take up a new appointment this spring as Chief Executive of Juddmonte Group.
Delmonte has been the Board's Operations Director since 2009 and his appointment follows an external review of the Board's senior executive structure.
Board members came to the unanimous view that Alan was the right person to take the organisation forward after Douglas departs in April.
"I would like to warmly welcome Alan as our next Chief Executive and thank Douglas for his outstanding contribution over the last five years.
Alan Delmonte said: "I am very much looking forward to taking on additional responsibilities at the Levy Board and leading our dedicated and professional team.
We will continue to work constructively with racing, betting and others across the wide range of areas in which we are involved."
Douglas Erskine-Crum said: "I am very grateful to the Levy Board members and staff for their excellent support over the past five years and wish Alan the very best of good fortune."
Alan Delmonte, 40, was appointed as Operations Director of the Levy Board in 2009.Among earlier roles he had spent 11 years at the British Horseracing Board (BHB) and its successor, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), in positions including Public Affairs Director, Company Secretary and Acting Director of Communications.He began his career on BHB's Graduate Programme in 1994.
At the same time the BHA has also announced that Alan Delmonte has decided to leave the organisation at the end of February next year.
In the meantime Delmonte will be the acting director.
Delmonte 34 joined the British Horseracing Board in 1996 and became Communications Manager in 2001 before being promoted to his current role as Public Affairs Director and Company Secretary in 2005.
This is an important role which Alan will take on until the new position is filled.
He will assume immediate responsibility for overseeing our public relations and communications teams in addition to his current public affairs responsibilities.
"I have enjoyed working with Alan over the last few months as we have set up the new organisation.
He is rightly held in high regard in the sport having made a substantial contribution throughout a period of great change.
The whole team will be sad to see him move on.
After nearly 11 years I can well understand that he would now like to think about other opportunities."
Delmonte commented: "I have spent over ten years at the heart of the sport I love and to have contributed on so many major issues has been deeply rewarding.