Industry Moves

DR, the Danish public broadcaster, has appointed Ulrik Andersen as the new head of its sports division

Fifty-Three Six, the Dublin and London-based sports marketing agency, has appointed Paul Glynn as head of media and strategy
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The Boston Marathon will be broadcast nationally in the United States on ESPN starting in 2023 following a multiyear deal with the Boston Athletic Association (BAA)

Warner Bros. Discovery has outlined its new leadership team in India, Southeast Asia and Korea following the $43bn (€40.6n) merger between media conglomerates WarnerMedia and Discovery earlier this year.

Susanne Aigner, managing director of Discovery in Germany and the Benelux region, is stepping down from the company following its merger with WarnerMedia

DAZN Group, the global sports streaming service and media group, has announced the appointment of Roni Maman to the newly-created role of executive vice-president for customer success and operations
USA

Sports-focused streaming service and channel aggregator fuboTV has appointed Ben Grad as a senior vice-president and head of strategic partnerships and operations, while Todd Mathers and Andrew Steinberg…

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has named Bruno Rodrigues as its digital sports director

DAZN Group, the global sports streaming service and media group, has announced the appointment of former BT commercial, marketing and digital executive Pete Oliver as its new chief marketing officer

The IMG agency has appointed Mark McFarlane as senior vice-president for strategic partnerships in Asia

Global sports streaming service and media company DAZN Group is expected to make around 50 redundancies at its London-based headquarters

The National Basketball Association has announced that Scott Levy, the executive vice-president and managing director of its NBA Asia division, will leave the organisation at the end of next month

Supercars has announced the promotion of David Tunnicliffe to head of broadcast

OneFootball, the football-focused streaming and media platform, has made its latest high-profile hire, appointing Peter Silverstone, former chief commercial officer at Arsenal

The SailGP global racing league has topped up its broadcast distribution in a host of rights deals negotiated by the IMG agency

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has appointed Enrique Patrickson as its new executive vice-president and chief financial officer

Nabil Mkarem has returned to the Spring Media agency as senior commercial manager with specific focus on the Mena region