New Speakers Announced for Sports Matters 2014

August 5, 2014

It’s been a long, hot summer in Asia and the Sports Matters team has been hard at work crafting the best programme ever. We are delighted to announce these new speakers:

  • Ward Platt, COO, Fox International Channels
  • Claude Ruibal, Global Head of Sports Partnerships, YouTube
  • Lim Teck Yin, CEO, Sport Singapore
  • Tan Tong Hai, CEO, Star ​H​ub
  • Xavier Asensi Brufau, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, FC Barcelona
  • Anurag Dahiya, Head of Content, SingTel
  • CK Lee, VP Sports Business, Astro
  • Ryan Sandilands, CEO Asia Pacific, Women’s Tennis Association
  • Zak Brown, CEO & Founder, JMI
  • Jamie Reigle, Managing Director APAC, Manchester United FC
  • Maurizio Barbieri, Head of Sports, MSC SEA, Samsung
  • James Miner, CEO, MinerLabs Group
  • Don Anderson, MD, We Are Social
  • Andrew Stott, Partner, Olswang Asia LLP
  • Adam Hodge, Regional Strategy Director, (Southeast Asia), Octagon
  • Cheryl Tay, Photojournalist
  • Jasper Donat, CEO, Branded
  • Ben Flint, Director, Asia Sponsorship News
  • Andy Jackson, Brand Director FourFourTwo, Haymarket Media Asia
  • Stuart Codling, Deputy Editor, F1 Racing
  • Atifa Silk, Brand Director, Haymarket Media Asia

They will be joining ….

  • Lord Sebastian Coe KBE, Chairman, CSM Sport & Entertainment
  • Giles Morgan, Group Head of Sponsorship & Events, HSBC
  • Max van den Doel, Head of Global Sports Marketing, Team Sports, Strategy & Operations,adidas International
  • Fernando de Matos, Head of Sponsorships, Asia Pacific, VISA
  • Darren Bailey, Director of Football Governance and Regulation, The Football Association
  • Andrew Georgiou, CEO, World Sport Group
  • Andrea Radrizzani, Founding Partner, MP & Silva
  • Adrian New, Managing Director, Asia, Chelsea FC
  • Mike Kerr, CEO, Asian Tour
  • Patrick Murphy, CEO, Catalyst Media Group

Want to see the programme?

Sports Matters is designed by, with and for the Asia Pacific sports industry so we’re particularly excited that this year’s programme boasts new faces, new topics and lots of terrific networking events. It’s the place to connect with the people who matter most in sport.

If sports matters to you then Sports Matters is for you.

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