Gfinity Appoint Cook As Executive Chairman
By Community | May 18, 2018
Former Manchester City CEO Garry Cook is the new Executive Chairman of eSports company Gfinity.
Previously a non-executive director of the UK business, Cook will bring to the role experience of leading international companies in the sports, media and entertainment sectors as Gfinity prepares to enter new global markets.
Cook has held several high-profile positions during his career including his role at the Premier League champions, Chief Global Brand Officer for the UFC and President of Nike’s Jordan Brand.
“There are multiple opportunities for Gfinity in a rapidly developing sector, one that is forecast to grow to $1.65bn (£1.22bn) globally by 2021,‘ said Cook.
“The company is well positioned for the next chapter of growth, both in the UK and internationally and I am looking forward to establishing Gfinity as one of the world’s major sports media brands.”
Meanwhile, former Chairman Tony Collyer has stepped down from the Board at Gfinity after 4 years at the business.