Sports technology company Sportradar announced Wednesday the appointment of Severine Riviere as Chief People Officer, effective immediately. She will be responsible for all aspects of the company's human resources strategy, including talent management, leadership development, total rewards, and workplace culture. She will report directly to Sportradar CEO Carsten Koerl.
Of the appointment, Koerl said: "Severine's passion for people and excellence in the People Services practice will be a tremendous asset to Sportradar. I am confident her leadership and expertise will have an enormous impact on our culture as we continue to transform and reimagine the way the world experiences sport."
Sportradar CEO Carsten Koerl
Riviere, who brings two decades of experience in global human resource management and business transformation to the role, joins Sportradar from Fyffes International, where she served as Chief Human Resources Officer and launched strategic plans to improve operational efficiency and transform culture.
Throughout her career, Riviere has worked in human capital management for international, multi-industry B2B and B2C businesses ranging from 5,000 to 85,000 employees and developed "a successful track record of guiding senior executive and HR teams to adopt innovative and result-oriented strategies."
Riviere commented: "I've been truly impressed with the emphasis Sportradar’s executive team places on building an engaged, inclusive, and high-performing culture. I look forward to working with our talented teams and utilizing my deep experience crafting impactful strategies to attract, engage and retain the best talent to ensure our continued momentum."
Earlier this month, the company announced that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission has granted its US betting subsidiary, Sportradar Solutions LLC, a Temporary Sports Wagering Vendor License for Massachusetts. Legal, in-person sports betting in the Bay State launched on January 31.
This week, the company will be attending the ICE London tradeshow at ExCel London (February 7 - 9). At booth S1-140, the company will showcase its latest products and solutions.