Richard Scudamore joins Monterosa board

Monterosa has appointed former Premier League chief executive officer Richard Scudamore as a non-executive director.

Scudamore is highly regarded for developing the Premier League during his 18-year tenure as chief executive officer, then executive chairman, and will bring his unrivalled experience across media, marketing and brand partnerships to the Monterosa board.

Scudamore joins the company at an exciting moment in its trajectory, with growing numbers of media and sports businesses adopting Monterosa technologies. His appointment will help accelerate further growth into the burgeoning industry for sports fan engagement in particular.

Tom McDonnell, Monterosa chief executive officer, commented: “We are privileged and delighted to have Richard join us at a pivotal time for both sport, broadcasters and our own business. Real-time engagement has helped make a year of pandemic restrictions a little more bearable and has opened the eyes of many to what is possible in future, both at home and in the real world. We share an ambition to help sport and entertainment properties evolve their proposition to fans with technology, and to sustain their commercial future in doing so.”

Scudamore commented: “Monterosa is leading the way through their deep appreciation of real-time engagement with fans and audiences, delivering an enhanced version of favourite sporting and entertainment experiences. It is a privilege to be asked to add my experience to a great team”

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