Sports Information Group (SIG) the operating company of leading US racing news source Daily Racing Form has confirmed the appointment of former Ladbrokes Plc Chief Executive Richard Glynn to its Board of Directors.
Industry veteran Glynn the former leader of Ladbrokes (2010-2015) joins SIG governance, following the firm’s recent sale to international private equity firm Z Capital.
Since leaving Ladbrokes, Glynn has worked as a corporate transformation and leadership advisor through his personal consultancy Alinsky Partners.
Updating the market, Z Capital detailed that it had appointed Glynn as a director consulting SIG properties on creating dynamic multi-channel brands for the sports and entertainment sectors.
James Zenni, Chairman of SIG, President and Chief Executive Officer of Z Capital Group welcomed the appointment of Glynn stating
“Richard brings to SIG a wealth of executive experience and deep knowledge of the digital media, sports betting and gaming industries. He is well-suited to provide expert oversight to SIG as the company executes on its strategic initiatives to drive continued digital growth for Daily Racing Form and its other brands, and work to ensure its continued success and leadership position in the horse racing industry.”
Glynn commented on joining SIG governance:”SIG is widely regarded as a leader in multi-channel media with an exciting growth trajectory, and I am honoured to join the Board. I look forward to working with my fellow directors and the management team to continue advancing the Company’s digital strategy and capitalize on the compelling opportunities ahead.”