John Skipper


Perform Group hires ex-ESPN boss Skipper as executive chairman

Global sports media outfit Perform Group, which operates the DAZN sports OTT TV service, has named former ESPN president John Skipper as its executive chairman. Skipper, based in New York, will oversee all of Perform Group’s operations and strategy and report to the Board. Simon Denyer, Perform Group’s Founder, will continue as CEO based in […]

ESPN mulls OTT service for Major League Soccer

US sports network ESPN is mulling a plan to provide access to US Major League Soccer coverage over the web without the usual requirement for viewers to prove they have an existing pay TV subscription with an established distributor. In comments reported by Reuters, ESPN president and Disney Media Networks co-chairman John Skipper told an […]