Managing Director Asia Pacific – BVB Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Suresh Letchmanan, 46 year old born on the 20 January 1973 in Singapore, has been working as the head of Asia Pacific for Borussia Dortmund with special responsibilities for the business sectors Sales, Marketing and Business Development since October 2014. Previous to this task he headed the legal and business affairs of Dentsu Sports Asia as the company’s Vice President.
Suresh specializes in strategic planning, business development, legal and general management across many areas. He has over 10 years of experience in the sports marketing industry with key responsibilities ranging from sponsorship sales, contract negotiations, event management, athlete endorsement, marketing of broadcasting rights and supervision of public relations projects in Asia (including Oceania), Middle East and Africa across a wide portfolio of properties.
Suresh graduated with honours in Law and Sports at Buckingham, England and continued to pursue his Masters of Laws degree in International Sports Law at Anglia Ruskin University, England. He had achieved his football coaching qualification certificate with the Football Association of England in 2004 and held a honorary position in the S.League with Etoile Football Club (first ever European team to play in an Asia Football League) as Director of Football and Team Manager in 2009.
The father of one child takes on his role at this very special club with all his heart and with passion: “I’m proud to have been entrusted with the task of winning more and more people for BVB and I will never forget the roots of this very special club.”