Sportradar has worked to improve its corporate governance by retaining Chuck Robel ‘s role as Chair of the Board of Directors’ Audit Committee.
Robel, the current GoDaddy Chairman, is regarded as one of the leading corporate leaders of big tech to have worked as a board member and audit chair for McAfee, Informatica, Palo Alto Networks, Borland, Adaptec, Jive Software and Model N.
An specialist in corporate finance for global technology companies, Robel is San Francisco Venture Capital Fund’s former General Partner and COO Hummer Winblad VP, a VC who has led 214 corporate investments and 51 profitable exits.
Prior to his career in venture capital, Robel served as the managing partner of the Silicon Valley group of PWC Software Services which oversees Technology Mergers and Acquisitions.
Speaking of his latest position, Robel said: “I am honoured to join Sportradar and bring my decades of experience working closely with many leading technology companies.
“Sportradar has established themselves as a leading technology company focused on innovation and groundbreaking products, and I look forward to working closely with Carsten and the board members in this capacity.
In his position, Robel will lead Sportradar ‘s financial reporting and planning governance oversight related to internal controls, risks, ethics and enforcement.
Furthermore, Robel will act as a key advisor to the executive leadership team of Sportradar providing input on the strategic strategy of the organisation for its current global expansion ventures.
Sportradar CEO Carsten Koerl said: “Chuck’s incredible knowledge and experience in driving growth for some of the largest technology and data companies in the world makes him an ideal fit to lead Sportradar’s audit committee.
“As the primary company creating and shaping the future of the sports entertainment and sports betting spaces, Sportradar was committed to aligning with a leader like Chuck to help steer us through our next phase of development.”
We’re delighted to announce accomplished technology executive Chuck Robel has been appointed as Chairman of the Audit Committee to the Board of Directors at Sportradar.
— Sportradar (@Sportradar) September 10, 2020