Disney Streaming Vet Kevin Mayer Joins DAZN as Chairman

The sports streamer eyes further global expansion

Mayer oversaw the successful rollout of Disney+ before leaving for a short stint at TikTok.
Mayer oversaw the successful rollout of Disney+ before leaving for a short stint at TikTok. Jesse Grant/Getty Images

Kevin Mayer, the former heard of streaming at Disney, has joined the U.K.-based sports streaming service DAZN Group as chairman, replacing executive chairman John Skipper, the company said today. Mayer is best known for laying the groundwork for the fast-growing streaming service Disney+.

@kelseymsutton kelsey.sutton@adweek.com Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.