Manager Director, GR Marketing
With over 20 years working within the marketing and sponsorship industry, Gordon Ritchie has been involved with a range of diverse, accomplished, and standout projects.
As the MD of GRM Marketing, Gordon’s recent projects have included managing seven yacht sponsorships in the Clipper Round the World Race, and driving and assisting in the success of national and international sailing teams. Gordon has been involved in establishing Great Britain’s entry for the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2023-24 – which has included developing a youth training programme two years in advance of the race start in the challenging area of Scotland’s west coast. Specialising in communications and sponsorship, Gordon has managed Scottish athletes into alpine ski racing, Atlantic rowing teams, Commonwealth Games athletes and Olympians. He has also managed high-profile organisations in various marketing forms such as the OVD SJFA, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup, Tiree Wave Classic, Glasgow Commonwealth Games bid, and The Fresh N Lo Great Scottish Run. Gordon has facilitated Scotland’s premier sports sponsorship conference; Via Sponsorship. In addition to his distinct background in marketing and sponsorship, Gordon has strong credentials in PR and events and an in-depth knowledge of marketing analytics, sales and activation.