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Scott Priestnall 

Chairman and Owner, Yeovil Town F.C.

Scott began his career in marketing firstly with Alfa Romeo and then in media publishing with Daily Mail Group. Scott moved into Leisure and Hospitality sector as a Brand Manager for Eminence Leisure, the marketing and promotions subsidiary of Luminar Leisure Plc, a FTSE 250 company who at the time were the largest late-night leisure operator in Europe. Scott progressed through the ranks eventually becoming Managing Director of Eminence Leisure in 2006. When Luminar decided to take the division in-house, Scott moved onto corporate consultancy with Active Digital, a middle eastern technology company and then MICROS, a $2 billion NASDAQ-listed global technology leader in hospitality and hotel management who were eventually bought buy Oracle. Scott then led a management buy-out of Yellowhammer Bars, creating the The Drink Group, which he eventually sold and has since continued to consult for various global organisations including Create Advertising, a leading Film and TV marketing agency.

 

Scott more recently led a consortium which bought English Premier League Rugby Team Worcester Warriors and is the majority owner and Chairman of English Football Club Yeovil Town.

 

Scott is very proactive in both the UK and Bodrum residential investment scene and owns his own holiday home in Bodrum.