Fight Sports Network Appoints New MD


SINGAPORE: CSI Sports' Fight Sports Network has named Adam Zecha as its new managing director for Asia Pacific.

Zecha used to hold the title of head of sales at ESPN Star Sports/Fox International Channels Southeast Asia. While working for ESPN Star Sports, he led the strategy, development, launch and distribution of several new services, including ESPNEWS, ESPN HD, ESPN Player and mobile ESPN live streaming in 2009 and 2010. He also helped establish partnerships throughout the region to score English Premier League rights from 2007 to 2013.

Richard Miele, co-CEO of CSI Sports, remarked: "We are pleased and excited to welcome Adam on board to lead our company's growth in Asia at a time when Fight Sports has reached new heights in popularity and mainstream demand."

Zecha noted: "The timing could not have been more appropriate for the launch of the Fight Sports Network in the Asia-Pacific region and the opportunity for me to join the organization to spearhead the development of this multifaceted, multimedia business. I am thrilled to be a part of it. The future for this business which celebrates increasingly popular sports is very promising."

Craig Miele, co-CEO of CSI Sports, added: "Adam's long history of experience in distribution, event management and strategic planning in the market is a perfect fit for our organization and will greatly help us expand the valuable relationships we have built in the region over the last 16 years."