ESPN, Fox and WBD's Sports Streamer Snags Former Apple Exec as CEO

Pete Distad will oversee all aspects of the joint venture, including strategy, distribution, marketing and sales

ESPN, Fox and Warner Bros. Discovery’s upcoming sports streaming platform has scored a former Apple exec as CEO.

Top line

Today, the three companies named Pete Distad as CEO of their new joint sports streamer.

Distad most recently served as an executive at Apple for a decade and also spent six years at Hulu.

Between the lines

As CEO, Distad will oversee all aspects of the joint venture, including strategy, distribution, marketing and sales.

“Pete is an accomplished innovator and leader who has extensive experience with launching and growing new video services,” ESPN, Fox and WBD said in a joint statement.

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