DAZN appoints Aviv Giladi to oversee partnerships

Sports streamer DAZN has announced the appointment of Aviv Giladi as its president of broadcast partnerships.

The exec will oversee DAZN’s global strategy to oversee all joint venture partnerships, including WTA Media, FIBA Media, and the European Handball Federation (EHF).

Prior to DAZN, Giladi served as chairman and CEO of global film production companies AI Film Ltd. and British Icon Group. He also established R.G.E Group Ltd, which controlled major broadcast media companies in Israel, including Channel 10 and Channel 10 News Corporation, The Sport Channel and Noga Communications. 

Shay Segev, CEO of DAZN Group, said: “Aviv joins us at a time of great global growth at DAZN, as we broaden and strengthen our strategic partnerships, and transition our platform into a more expansive sports destination,  benefitting our stakeholders, fans, leagues and the athletes themselves. Our goal is to make sports broadcasting more fun, interactive, social and accessible to everyone on any device, and our partnerships with rights holders, athletes and leagues are key to this. Aviv is a great addition to our leadership and will be fundamental in driving this strategy.“

Giladi added: “DAZN Group has a brilliant portfolio of strategic partnerships and I look forward to further enhancing the commercial opportunities and helping grow new audiences for sports around the world. DAZN is gaining huge global momentum and I look forward to overseeing and identifying new partnerships and supporting our existing joint venture partners.”

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