Genius Sports appoints new independent director

Genius Sports appoints new independent director

Kimberly Williams-Bradley was appointed as independent director and increased the Genius Board of Directors to nine members.

Press release.- Genius Sports Limited has announced the appointment of Kimberly Williams-Bradley as an independent director of the Genius Board of Directors. Ms. Williams-Bradley’s appointment, effective from July 19 2021, will increase the Board to nine members.

The official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the global ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media chose Ms. Williams-Bradley, who’s a financial expert, with over two decades of experience in key leadership positions within the sports and media fields, has also been appointed to the Board’s Audit and Compensation Committees.

Ms. Williams-Bradley has previously served as Chief Financial Officer of the National Football League (NFL), a strategic-partner to Genius Sports; Chief Operating Officer of the NFL Network; Chief Financial Officer of Core Media Group, and Global Advisory Board Member of the Women’s Tennis Association. Most recently, Ms. Williams-Bradley was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Warner Bros. Entertainment Group, where she was responsible for establishing and managing the financial strategy of the business.

David Levy, Genius Sports Chair of the Board, said; “On behalf of the Board, we are delighted to welcome Kim. She is a highly regarded professional with a wealth of experience in the finance and sports media sectors, whose accomplished perspective will strengthen and diversify the Board’s decision-making capabilities. We are pleased to have Kim join our team to help drive our strategic vision as an integral member of our Board and Audit Committee.”

Kimberly Williams-Bradley commented; “I am thrilled to be joining Genius’ Board at such a pivotal moment for the industry, as the sports, betting and media sectors increasingly converge. Genius Sports continues to shape the direction of the industry and the use of official data; revolutionizing how sports leagues capture new revenue streams, while delivering greater value and security for sports books and their customers. I look forward to working with such an innovative leadership and a dedicated team around the world.”

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