Eleven Sports has announced the appointment of Luis Vicente as the company’s new CEO.
He will join the sports streamer on 15th January and succeeds Marc Watson, who will continue as the company’s executive chairman.
Vicente joins Eleven Sports from FIFA where he was chief digital transformation and innovation officer. He has also previously worked for Manchester City and Valencia CF and has offered strategic guidance to Real Madrid, AC Milan, the Premier League, La Liga, Red Bull, Ferrari, Lotus and A1GP.
Luis Vicente, CEO, Eleven Sports Group, said: “Eleven has been disrupting the world of sports media since 2015 and has already developed a fantastic offering for millions of fans globally. My mission will be to help Eleven continue to grow, to further democratise our offering and give fans everywhere the opportunity to enjoy the best sporting moments with Eleven. I am very excited to get started.”