DAZN Group has announced the appointment of James Rushton and Shay Segev as the company’s co-chief executive officers.
Rushton took over as acting CEO in June of last year, he has now taken on the role permanently alongside Segev, who joins DAZN from Entain (formerly GVC Holdings), a FTSE 100 sports betting and gaming company.
According to DAZN, Segev’s background in technology and digital experience makes him “ideally positioned to help drive DAZN through its next phase of rapid growth.”
“This is an important moment for DAZN Group as we deepen our leadership team and ready the organisation for its next phase of growth,” said John Skipper, DAZN Group executive chairman. “James has displayed tremendous leadership, navigating incredible challenges and achieving terrific results which have made us a stronger and more focused company.
“In Shay, we’re adding depth and fresh expertise to the team. He is recognised as one of the leading figures in online gaming and brings vast technology and operations experience to the role as well as an impressive track record in digital transformation.”