New exec joins RRsat

February 4, 2014 11.38 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

Luca MarinoniRRsat Europe has appointed Luca Marinoni as its new head of Sports and Live Events services.

Marinoni, who joins RRsat with 15 years of experience in the broadcast and media sector will be based at the company’s West London officers and will spearhead the Sports and Live Events business in the UK.

RRsat currently provides this service worldwide, with clients including NFL, IMG, Augusta National, MLBAM, USGA, EBU & Fox Sports International Channels.

The appointment will be instrumental in driving the growth of RRsat Europe’s live events division, as the business expands both in the UK, Europe and globally.

Matt Bowman, commercial director at RRsat Europe, said: “Sports and Live events services will become an integral part of RRsat Europe, and so within this territory Marinoni will lead its strategic development. His wealth of experience in this sector makes him a valuable addition and we look forward to welcoming him into the RRsat team.”

Susanna Madel-Mantello, VP, Global Sports, News and Live Events Services, added: “One of our key strategies is to expand our global operating footprint and sports services. By bringing Marinoni to the RRsat family we are looking forward to achieving this goal. Through his experience and knowledge, this will enable us to cement RRsat’s message that we are more than a global service provider; we are a true partner to all of our clients with sports and live events needs.”