Injured all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is not the only member of the
England cricket entourage returning home early.
Andy Kenny, a senior account executive at Craigie Taylor, is coming to
the end of his own two-year tour of duty as liaison officer between the
team and chief sponsor Vodafone.
His main responsibility has been to ensure that Vodafone branding is
well represented at every England press conference and training
As a self confessed ’cricketnut’ Kenny has enjoyed the job, but has
decided to return to Craigie Taylor HQ in Guildford to further his
Kenny has held the position since 1997 and in that time has also toured
the West Indies and Australia.
However, the lifestyle can be harsh on one’s personal life; Kenny has
spent the past three Christmas holidays away from family and
’To be honest it hasn’t bothered me,’ he says. ’There is a good
atmosphere between the players and journalists and it didn’t really feel
like Christmas in the heat.’
Replacing Kenny is new recruit James Souter, who will be taking over the
role later this month when the tour moves on to Zimbabwe for a one-day