Manchester United turns to sports comms expert Jon Tibbs

Manchester United, still chasing domestic and European glory this season, is using sports comms expert Jon Tibbs for strategic advice.

Strategic advice: Jon Tibbs
Strategic advice: Jon Tibbs

It has emerged Tibbs' eponymous consultancy has been providing comms support since the start of this year, but has now been officially retained. Tibbs will work closely with director of comms Phil Townsend on the corporate issues surrounding one of the world's biggest football clubs.

At the end of last year (23 November 2010) PRWeek revealed that Tehsin Nayani, the official spokesman for the club's controversial owners, the Glazer family, was leaving to establish his own consultancy, Highgate PR.

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