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Kevin Mayer, the former heard of streaming at Disney, has joined the U.K.-based sports streaming service DAZN Group as chairman, replacing executive chairman John Skipper, the company said today. Mayer is best known for laying the groundwork for the fast-growing streaming service Disney+.
Mayer will serve as chairman of the streamer’s board of directors, after this fall, joining investment firm Access Industries (which owns a majority stake in DAZN). He will provide strategic direction to the service as it continues to expand its global footprint.