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Sky Sports MD promoted to global Future Sport role

Wednesday 15 May 2019 | 18:59 CET | News

Sky has promoted Sky Sports managing director Barney Francis to the new position of CEO Future Sport at Sky, reports Broadcast magazine.

In this new role, Francis will report to Sky Group CEO Jeremy Darroch and will focus on changing the world of sport across Sky and sister company NBCUniversal (NBCU). He has been replaced as Sky Sports managing director by Rob Webster, who will report to Stephen van Rooyen, CEO Sky UK & Ireland. 



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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: NBCUniversal / Sky
Countries: Ireland / United Kingdom / World
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