London, February 5, 2020 – Matt Charles, a highly experienced corporate officer with extensive success in the sports and digital media industry, joins OZ Sports as its Chief Operating Officer. Based in London, Charlie is responsible for the running of OZ Sports’ operations within its growing sports league service.
“The addition of Charlie is an important part of our plans for expansion and fills a newly created role in our leadership team,” says Gudjon Gudjonsson, CEO of OZ Sports. “With years of experience, impressive successes and his management skills, we’re confident that Charlie will help us to deliver our mission of offering the ultimate sports experience for every sports league and team, to the benefit of fans around the world.”
Charlie’s priorities will be to expand OZ Sports’ teams across commercial and operational functions and to help the company achieve similar growth in its relationships with leagues and federations in priority markets across the globe.
Prior to joining OZ Sports, Charlie was the VP of Operations at Grabyo, a leader in cloud video production, editing and distribution. Charlie was one of the team members responsible for launching Grabyo in 2013 and building a profitable business with over 70 global employees.
“Joining this team is a really exciting challenge,” says Charlie. “OZ Sports exemplifies creativity, accessibility and innovation. They have built a first-class offering and I can't wait to contribute to the company's expansion plans.”
OZ Sports is on a mission to bring people together through sports innovation. Part of a global movement, OZ offers a new world of sports entertainment and broadcasting solutions for leagues, event promoters and fans. Through storytelling, global distribution, web and app-based streaming services and stellar production, OZ Sports elevates the profile of leagues and major events by offering fans a more interactive and engaging viewing experience. The journey begins at oz.com.