Hugo Sharman has been appointed as CEO of StreamAMG, as Co-Founders Duncan Burbridge and Joe Bray prepare to leave the company following the completion of its sale to PA Media Group.
Sharman, who joined the company as Chief Strategy Officer in 2018, will be responsible for the ongoing growth of the company, which provides VOD and OTT streaming services to major European football clubs, bookmakers and public sector clients such as the BBC and European Council.
He will take up his new role in January 2020, reporting to Andrew Dowsett, Chief Operating Officer at PA Media Group. Until then, he will work alongside Burbridge and Bray until they leave the business at the end of 2019.
Hugo Sharman, Chief Executive Officer, StreamAMG, said: “StreamAMG is one of the most formidable operators in the live video and OTT market, with an exceptional reputation both for first-class technology and customer service. I am delighted that together, we will create opportunities for more customers to monetise their video content.
“2020 will be an exciting year for the business as we carry on disrupting the market through product and commercial innovation. Our success will be achieved by continuing to introduce creative solutions to our customers’ challenges in this rapidly evolving market.”
Andrew Dowsett, Chief Operating Officer, PA Media Group, added: “StreamAMG’s business is on a solid foundation and is poised for growth into new sectors and international markets. Hugo has a strong vision for the business’s future and I look forward to supporting those plans and any opportunities to add value through a close working relationship with the PA Media Group.”
StreamAMG has multiple interests in the sport industry, most recently launching the FA’s new FA Player, a dedicated platform providing live women’s football.