16 December 2021
CEO Carsten Koerl Recognized as Industry Leader from SBC; Shortlisted for Most Influential People in Sports Business by Sports Business Journal
ST GALLEN, Switzerland, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Sportradar Group AG (NASDAQ: SRAD) (“Sportradar” or “the Company”), a leading global technology platform enabling next generation engagement in sports, and the number one provider of business-to-business solutions to the global sports betting industry, today announced recent awards.
On December 14, SBC honored Sportradar CEO Carsten Koerl as a “Leader of the Year,” recognizing his success transitioning Sportradar to a publicly traded company on NASDAQ. Over the past year, under Koerl’s leadership, the company signed five significant global rights deals across some of the most popular sports in the world including basketball, soccer, hockey, tennis and cricket. In addition, Sportradar completed a series of strategic acquisitions including Synergy Sports, InteractSport and Fresh Eight, to further accelerate the growth of its business.
SBC also recognized Betradar, a brand of Sportradar, as Platform Provider of the Year, Best Sports Data Product and Best Livestreaming Product/Supplier. Earlier, on December 2, in New York City, SBC awarded Sportradar with Best Sports Data / Live Betting Product in North America.
In addition, Koerl was included in Sports Business Journal’s annual list of The Most Influential People in Sports Business. The recognition is acknowledgement of Koerl’s role in developing technology that is propelling a rapidly expanding sports betting industry. In the U.S., sports betting is expected to grow from $1B in 2019 to $23B over the next 10 years.