Daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has announced the appointment of Ezra Kucharz as chief business officer, a newly created commercial post in the company reporting to CEO Jason Robins.
Kucharz's job description includes responsibility for overseeing business development initiatives and strategy, commercial planning and advertising sales.
Kucharz has wide experience in commercial development and was previously chief of CBS Corporation’s digital media division.
Announcing the new appointment, DraftKings CEO Jason Robins said:
“We see tremendous growth opportunity through expansion of our sales and sponsorships business, strategic M&A and continued development of our many great partnerships. Not only does Ezra bring a wealth of experience in these areas and others, he also brings an entrepreneurial approach that will mesh perfectly with the innovative culture we have built at DraftKings.”