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MP & Silva hire James Clarke as Global Head of Production & Distribution

MP & Silva has appointed James Clarke as Global Head of Production & Distribution. Mr Clarke will be responsible for building the Group’s global in-house production capability across all sports properties managed by MP & Silva and developing distribution systems for content managed by the company.

Mr Clarke joins MP & Silva from Catalyst Media, where he headed event operations for the International Champions Cup in Singapore, having previously been Senior Vice President at World Sport Group, now part of Lagardére Media, where he was responsible for the group’s broadcast production and distribution.

Speaking about Mr Clarke’s appointment, MP & Silva’s President and Group CEO, Seamus O’Brien, said,“I’m delighted that James has agreed to join MP & Silva. Production and distribution will play an important role as we continue developing MP & Silva’s global business in the future. James brings to the company a proven expertise for delivering high-quality content for our clients and a wealth of experience across many markets and sports.”

Mr Clarke said, “MP & Silva has a strong team already in place and I’m looking forward to helping grow production and distribution as a core part of the business. We will build on the company’s success in using new technology to deliver efficient production and distribution services and support the commercial team in acquiring new business. We want will continue to develop ways to deliver sport to the fans, in this rapidly converging media landscape.”