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Deirdre Bigley appointed to Sportradar’s global Board of Directors

Deirdre Bigley appointed to Sportradar’s global Board of Directors

Deirdre Bigley, the Chief Marketing Officer of Bloomberg, has been appointed to the Sportradar Holding AG Board of Directors. Her appointment to the board, says Sportradar, will help deliver ‘long-term growth and value’ for the company’s stakeholders as the CMO brings with her a wealth of experience in building global marketing strategies. “Deirdre brings strong knowledge of building brands and …

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Sportradar strengthens US offering through Synergy Sports acquisition

Sportradar has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Synergy Sports, the market leader when it comes to data and video analytics for the US college and professional sports space. The agreement, which comes hot on the heels of Sportradar’s acquisition of personalised messaging platform Fresh Eight, cements its position in the US market where it holds ‘keystone’ partnerships with …

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Fresh Eight deal strengthens Sportradar’s marketing services

Fresh Eight

Sportradar has completed the acquisition of personalised messaging platform Fresh Eight, whose current operator clients include FanDuel, Entain, William Hill and LeoVegas. The acquisition is a further boost to Sportradar’s suite of marketing services, which already includes ad:s – a platform providing highly targeted programmatic advertising for betting and gaming businesses. Sportradar said that the Fresh Eight deal strengthens its …

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Sportradar enhances global sports integrity with UFDS launch

Sportradar Integrity Services has elevated its commitment to strengthening global sports integrity through the launch of its ‘Universal Fraud Detection System’ (UFDS), which will be offered free of charge to sports organisations worldwide. The technically advanced monitoring network, which will be funded by Sportradar, has been designed to detect instances of match fixing and suspicious wagering activity across the globe. …

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Sportradar takes over AFC data distribution contract

Asian Football Confederation banner

Sportradar has been selected as the official video and data distribution partner to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), in an eight-year agreement running from 2021 to 2028. The global data and video rights deal, which was negotiated by Football Marketing Asia (FMA), will see Sportradar collect and distribute audio-visual content and match-related data from AFC national team tournaments and club …

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US mogul Ted Leonsis opens ‘Sportradar Connect’ series

Sportradar has launched its new ‘in-house curated’ media series ‘Sportradar Connect‘, providing viewers exclusive insights, analysis and deep takes on the business of sport, technology and innovation facing future disruptions. The series will begin on 23 February with sports and entertainment mogul Ted Leonsis, who is the founder of Monumental Sports – the franchise owner of the Washington Capitals (NHL) and …

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Jeffery Yabuki joins Sportradar’s global board of directors

Jeffery Yabuki joins Sportradar’s global board of directors

Sportradar has strengthened its global Board of Directors with the appointment of Jeffery Yabuki as its new Chairman, effective immediately. Yabuki will join Carsten Koerl (Global CEO), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB)’s Hafiz Lalani, John Doran, Chuck Robel, Marc Walder, Hervé Couturier and George Fleet on the Sportradar Group Board. “As the leading global provider of sports data intelligence, …

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Carsten Koerl joined by three regional CEOs in Sportradar reorganisation

Fresh Eight

Sportradar Group CEO Carsten Koerl will be supported by three regional CEOs in a company reorganisation, effective from 1 January 2021.  The new setup, explained Sportradar, provides it with more flexibility to support future growth, while enabling the business to operate in closer proximity to its end markets. The three new regional CEOs will be Arne Rees (North America), Werner …

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Sportradar appoints VC figurehead Chuck Robel to lead Audit Committee

Sportradar has strengthened its corporate governance team by confirming the appointment of Chuck Robel as Chairman of the Audit Committee for the Board of Directors. Robel, the current Chairman of GoDaddy, is recognised as one of big tech’s leading corporate stewards having served as a board member and audit chair for McAfee, Informatica, Palo Alto Networks, Borland, Adaptec, Jive Software and …

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Barcelona Summit: Betting in the midst of changing technology and social cycles

A captivating discussion on the generational change that sports betting is currently witnessing opened the SBC Summit Barcelona – Digital conference agenda. Two executives locked in the eye of the storm are Jason Robins, CEO of DraftKings, and Sportradar founder Carsten Koerl, who were both on hand to debate 2020’s sweeping reform of betting’s global landscape and standard operating norms.   …

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