(Edited Tattersalls press release)
Tattersalls, a sale company based in England, has appointed two new overseas representatives. George Kontis is representing Tattersalls in Greece, and Jeremy Nelson has become Tattersalls' first representative in South Africa.
Kontis is a television journalist who works for the Greek television station ALPHA TV. He has been involved in racing for eight years. He is an owner and helps run his family's stud farm.
Bloodstock consultant Jeremy Nelson operates under the banner of the South African Bloodstock Agency, set up by his father in 1934. Nelson's agency specialises in the advertising and promotion of stallions and stud farms and also in equine photography.
Commenting on the appointments, Tattersalls Chairman Edmond Mahony said:
"We are delighted that both George Kontis and Jeremy Nelson have joined Tattersalls' extensive team of overseas representatives.
"Greece and South Africa are increasingly important markets for us," said Tattersalls chairman Edmond Mahony, "and with the assistance of both George and Jeremy, we look forward to welcoming increasing numbers of buyers to Tattersalls from both countries in the future."