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Who Are Yer? – Dan Whitehead

In this week's 'Who Are Yer?' we get to know Senior Business Development Manager at Emirates Old Trafford, Home of Lancashire Cricket Club and venue for the upcoming DIB Business of Sport Conference 2023, Dan Whitehead.
Photograph of Dan Whitehead

Full Name: Dan Whitehead
Company: Lancashire Cricket Club
Job Title: Senior Business Development Manager


What does your business do: Emirates Old Trafford, Home of Lancashire Cricket Club. Offering world class international and domestic cricket and live music. One of most sought-after venues in the North West with 250 bedrooms onsite.


Where can we find you: Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

Your Twitter Handle: @DanWhitehead2
Company Twitter Handle: @lancashirecricket @EmiratesOT

Your Insta: @dwhitehead07
Company Insta: @lancashirecricket @emiratesot

Company Website: www.lancashirecricket.co.uk


Favourite sports team: Everton Football Club, Lancashire Cricket, England Cricke

Favourite Book: Business: The Barcelona Way – Damian Hughes

Favourite Band/Artist/Song: Foo Fighters – The best of you

Favourite Restaurant / eat-out: Fumo Manchester

Favourite Holiday destination: Australia

Top 5 people dinner party guests, dead or alive:
Howard Kendall
Heather Small
Shane Warne
Robbie Williams
My Nan (past away in 2004)

Celebrity crush: Heather Small.


My proudest / best business moment is/was… 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup and an Ashes Test in one season and achieving the highest revenue in Hospitality sales the club has ever achieved.

My advice for 18-year-old me would be… Go with your gut and have no regrets – Don’t go on that date in June 2006 😊

My personal business hero(es) is/are… My mentor from my Keele University job Ken Walshaw & Richard Branson

Our company is… The best Cricket Club and venue in the UK #redrosetogether

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