Sportradar confirms Yabuki as chairman of global board

first_img Sports integrity solutions and data products provider Sportradar has appointed Jeffery Yabuki as chairman of its global board of directors with immediate effect. The new structure will see Koerl will continue to oversee the business as group chief executive, supported by three regional CEOs around the world. “I am honoured to join the global board to partner with Carsten and the incredibly talented Sportradar leadership team to create differentiated value at the intersection of sports entertainment and technology leadership.” “As the leading global provider of sports data intelligence, Sportradar has achieved remarkable growth and is well positioned for the future in this evolving market,” Yabuki said. Tags: Sportradar Jeffery Yabuki Topics: Sports betting Yabuki most recently served as executive chairman of financial services and payments technology provider Fiserv, prior to which he was chief executive of the business. Eduard Blonk heads up Asia Pacific as CEO on an interim basis, with support from Michael Maerz as deputy, as well as serve as chief commercial officer of the business. Sports betting Email Addresscenter_img Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Sportradar confirms Yabuki as chairman of global board He will serve on the Sportradar board alongside global chief executive Carsten Koerl, Hafiz Lalani of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and John Doran of growth equity firm TCV, as well as Chuck Robel, Marc Walder, Hervé Couturier and George Fleet. 7th January 2021 | By Robert Fletcher Confirmation of the appointment comes after Sportradar last month announced a business-wide reorganisation of its operations, shifting towards a regionalised approach to support its future growth strategy. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Arne Rees now serves as CEO of North America, while Werner Becher, previously managing director of US betting, oversees Sportradar’s operations in the UK, EMEA and Latin America. CEO Koerl added: “We are thrilled to welcome Jeff to the Sportradar team,” said Sportradar Group CEO Carsten Koerl. “His extraordinary leadership, strategic approach, and business acumen propelled Fiserv to become a global leader in financial services and payments technology.”last_img read more