Digiturk continues to build its executive team with the appointment of Rashed Al-Marri as Executive Vice President of Digiturk Sports Content.
Al-Marri, who joins with immediate effect, will play a key role in managing the official broadcaster’s coverage of the Turkish Super League and other premium sports rights, while further integrating Digiturk into beIN MEDIA GROUP’s global network. Al-Marri has in-depth experience of international media, sports broadcasting, strategic marketing and brand positioning.
Yousef Al-Obaidly, CEO of beIN MEDIA GROUP and Digiturk, welcomed the appointment, stating: “As the market-leading sports and entertainment platform in Turkey, we are constantly looking to build our senior bench with Mr. Al-Marri being our latest addition to the Digiturk team. We have our biggest year yet ahead of us in 2021, and I am confident Mr. Al-Marri will help us continue to promote and grow Turkish football and talent, both domestically and on the international stage.”
Al-Marri started his career at Al Jazeera Sport and was previously Chief Marketing & Promotion Officer at the Qatar Tourism Authority.