ONE Championship introduced on Monday, July 12 that it had added David Levy to its board of administrators.
Levy brings a long time of expertise in sports activities and media, and labored at Turner Broadcasting for over 30 years, together with six years as president.
He managed over 6,000 workers and was liable for bringing in over $9 billion in revenues.
“David is an trade pioneer who helped redefine how thousands and thousands of individuals take pleasure in sports activities and leisure programming,” stated Chatri Sityodtong, ONE Championship’s chairman and CEO.
“He’s the right addition to our Board together with his confirmed observe file of working with the biggest sports activities leagues on the planet, placing collectively modern rights packages that create worth for broadcast companions, company sponsors, athletes, and followers, and deep understanding of the way to ship participating content material throughout digital platforms to seize a youthful, on-the-move technology.”
“We look ahead to working with David as we speed up our technique to convey our widespread martial arts and gaming content material to the U.S. and different worldwide markets.”
The announcement traces up with ONE Championship’s current push into the U.S. market.
Final April, ONE Championship kicked off its strategic growth into the U.S. with 4 “ONE on TNT” occasions airing on American primetime through TNT, B/R Reside, and Bleacher Report.
Levy’s addition to the board will little question assist ONE Championship additional broaden its footprint within the U.S.
“ONE has constructed a exceptional content material platform round its martial arts and esports companies that’s fascinating world audiences, particularly youthful, tech-savvy viewers and followers,” Levy acknowledged.
“In simply 10 years, the Firm has achieved a stage of worldwide reputation that took different sports activities franchises many a long time to construct, and I’m honored to hitch the Board at this thrilling time in its historical past. ONE has an extremely gifted and visionary Board and administration workforce, and I imagine my complementary experiences and relationships will allow us to seize the numerous alternatives that lie forward because the demand for stay sports activities and inventive programming reaches new heights throughout conventional and digital channels.”
In the meantime, Sityodtong shared that the promotion will maintain its first stay occasion on American soil throughout the subsequent few years.