Tag Archives: BT Group

DAZN nears discounted buyout of BT Sport

DAZN is nearing its objective to acquire BT Sport, with the aim to become a major sports broadcaster within the UK, showcasing Premier League and UEFA Champions League matches.  Citing sources ‘familiar with the matter’, Reuters reports that DAZN is finalising a deal in the region of $800 million (£580m) to acquire BT Sport, the network that has challenged Sky …

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The Jockey Club names Delia Bushell as group chief executive

The Jockey Club has confirmed that former-BT Sport and Sky executive Delia Bushell will join the organisation as its new group chief executive, replacing outgoing chief executive Simon Bazalgette.  Bushell will join the Jockey Club in September, with a handover period of one month, before taking over from Bazalgette when he stands down in October.  It is understood that Bushell …

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Paddy Power Betfair strengthens governance advisory with Emer Timmons Non-Executive appointment

Following this week’s group Annual General Meeting (AGM), the governance of FTSE100 listed Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) has confirmed the appointment of former BT Group executive Emer Timmons as a new Non-Executive Director. A ten-year BT Group leadership executive, Timmons will advise PPB governance on international development projects and commercial strategy and initiatives. Timmons currently serves as Chief Marketing Officer of …

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Delia Bushell resigns as MD of BT Sport

The Daily Telegraph has this weekend reported that Delia Bushell has resigned as Managing Director of TV & Sport for UK telecoms operator BT Group (BT). Bushell a former BSKYB executive joined the telecoms operator in 2014, given the mandate of developing BT’s television/broadcast properties. At the time, BT governance looked to defend the firm’s position against the mounting challenge …

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