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ESPN International appoints Rees as digital media head

ESPN International has appointed Arne Rees as vice-president, international digital media.

Rees will be responsible for expanding the digital growth of ESPN around the world, working closely with the company’s regional offices. Rees was most recently vice-president of ESPN in the US, assisting George Bodenheimer, executive chairman of the sports broadcaster.

“Digital properties throughout ESPN’s international businesses continue to be a major priority and are key to our future growth,” said Russell Wolff, executive vice-president and managing director, ESPN International. “Our efforts online, with mobile devices and our vibrant broadband products all have significant momentum, and we will benefit from Arne’s digital, business development, and sports experience moving forward.”

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