Sportradar announces Gerard Griffin as CFO

He joins the company with over 25 years worth of experience in the industry.

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Sportradar has appointed Gerard Griffin as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), going into effect on 9 May.

Carsten Koerl, CEO and Founder of Sportradar, said: “I am pleased to welcome Gerard to the Sportradar executive management team.

“As a highly accomplished CFO with relevant experience across several sectors, we are confident that he will bring discipline and strategic focus as we continue to drive growth and profitability around the world.

“Gerard will be a strong addition to the management team as we deliver results and continue to position Sportradar as the leading sports technology business globally.”

Griffin joins Sportradar with over two decades of experience, most recently serving as CFO of Zynga Inc.

He succeeds Uli Harmuth and will be responsible for Sportradar’s finance, accounting and investor operations.

Koerl continued: “I also would like to thank Uli Harmuth for stepping in as interim CFO.

“His partnership and dedication in this role have been tremendously appreciated.

“I am pleased that Uli will continue to serve as our Chief Strategy Officer and be an integral part of our executive management team.”

In previous roles, Griffin also served as SVP of Finance at Electronic Arts, VP and CFO of EA International and also held positions in NBC Universal and KPMG.

Griffin said: “I am very happy to be joining Sportradar which has established itself as the leader in the sports technology industry.

“The team’s excellent track record of innovation and growth well positions the company to capitalize on the exciting opportunities ahead.

“I look forward to working closely with Carsten and the rest of the Sportradar team to deliver exceptional value for clients, partners, and shareholders.”

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