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DAZN Group announces leadership changes

Christian Fernsby |
London, United Kingdom - DAZN Group, a sports media company, announces the implementation of a new group structure and some leadership changes.

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As of today, Shay Segev will be sole CEO of DAZN Group.

Mr. Segev joined DAZN in June 2021, before which he was the CEO of Entain, a FTSE 100 company.

Mr. Segev joined Entain in 2016 when it was a small entrepreneurial business, and over the course of five years, he oversaw a phenomenal period of growth, including - most notably - the acquisition of bwin.party and Ladbrokes Coral, and establishment of BetMGM.

By the time Mr. Segev left to join DAZN, Entain had become the market leader with a capitalisation of £10 billion.

James Rushton, DAZN Co-Founder, will continue with his existing responsibilities overseeing growth in local markets, rights and content.

A 25-year veteran of the sports industry, Mr. Rushton spent the majority of his career at Perform Group where he led many significant innovations, market expansion and revenue growth, including the launch of DAZN in 2016.

Additionally, Darren Waterman joins as Group CFO, based in London.

Mr. Waterman joins with tremendous experience from Amazon where he led the Finance team responsible for Prime Video internationally.

A world-class leader and seasoned TMT industry executive, Mr. Waterman brings to DAZN a track record of successful geographic expansion, video streaming, product innovation and investment in sports, TV and movie content.

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