HomeMediaFootballGlobal

Fifa commercial chief Simon Thomas on the impact of Covid-19

As part of a new series of video interviews with senior industry executives, Simon Thomas, chief commercial officer, Fifa, speaks to Europe editor Ben Cronin about the impact of Covid-19 on the governing body’s business operations.

In part one of the interview (above), Thomas discusses the decision by Fifa to make archive matches available for free to its broadcast partners and on its social media channels.

In the second part (below), he speaks about his remit to integrate Fifa’s commercial and digital teams.

Most recent

Covid-19 pandemic means ‘up to 50 per cent’ of EFL clubs available for sale as distressed assets Premier League clubs thinking of selling minority shareholdings C

When the German Bundesliga presented behind-closed-doors action on Saturday, May 16, it ignited a wave of interest among football fans worldwide, and a reawakening of sponsorships that had gone largely…

Ecommerce live streams are a growing phenomenon in online retail in Asia, and sports businesses are starting to dip their toes in the water.

Venerable maker of sports simulation games has seen a strong resurgence amid the Covid-19 outbreak. Eric Fisher reports.