Industry Moves

DAZN has appointed former Canal Plus executive Brice Daumin to lead its French operation as it continues to target domestic rights to the country’s top football league.

Ramez Sheikh will step down as managing director of NBA Asia & India at the end of April after two years in the role.

DAZN has hired Yu Sasamoto as chief executive of its Japan business, one of the global subscription streaming service's most important markets

The IMG agency has recruited James Clement from UK pay-television broadcaster Sky to lead technology and operations for its production studios business

Experienced commercial sports and entertainment executive Gus Henderson has been appointed chief revenue officer at Global Champions, the rights-holder to equestrian sport’s Longines Global Champions T…

Todd Kline has resigned as chief commercial officer of Tottenham Hotspur after less than three years in the role, and is expected to join Premier League rivals Chelsea FC

IMG Arena president Freddie Longe is leaving his position as owner Endeavor opts to combine the sports data and betting rights division with OpenBet and bring it under sole leadership

Sportfive will soon be under new leadership in France with managing director Laurent Moretti to leave his role in the coming weeks

Tom Broom, one of the agency sector's most experienced media executives in the Asia-Pacific region, is to leave IMG after more than two decades at the Endeavor-owned company, SportBusiness has learned

Mediapro has reorganised its business structure, part of which will see industry veteran Oliver Seibert joining the management committee and officially heading the agency and production group's sports…

Daily fantasy and sports betting company DraftKings has appointed Marie Donoghue as its new chief business and growth officer after she left her role as vice-president of Amazon’s US sports content and partnerships.

Richard Garlick, director of football operations at Arsenal FC, is to become the new managing director of the Premier League club

Sportradar's chief strategy officer Ulrich Harmuth has become a high-profile exit from the sports data and betting services company, which cut 10-per-cent of its global workforce late last year

Fuse, the sponsorship activation and strategy agency owned by Omnicom Media Group, is to launch a Spanish operation after hiring Juli Ferre, a former commercial executive at AS Monaco and FC Barcelona

Stephen van Rooyen has announced he is to leave Sky, the pay-television giant where he is group chief commercial officer and chief executive of the UK and Ireland business, at the end of next month

Manchester United has announced the appointment of Omar Berrada as its new chief executive after he left his position as head of football operations at City Football Group (CFG), the parent company of Premier League rivals Manchester City.

Experienced broadcast rights executive Simon Green has been promoted to chief executive of Supponor as successor to James B. Gambrell at the virtual replacement technology firm

Silke Kuisle, former chief financial officer at OneFootball, has been named as director of corporate strategy at the German Football League (DFL)