Sportech brings in Hearne as CFO

10 May 2018

Sportech has appointed Thomas Hearne as its new chief financial officer.

Based in Toronto, Canada, Hearne will begin his new role on May 14 and also join the Sportech board of directors.

Hearne has held a number of chief financial officer and director positions with various public companies, international firms and start-ups in sports-related digital media and technology.

Most recently, Hearne was chief financial officer at theScore, Inc., a digital media spin-off from Score Media.

“I am very happy to be joining the Sportech Group and I look forward to working closely with Andrew, the Sportech board, and senior management to deliver on core objectives and maximise the potential of the company's opportunities,” Hearne said.

Andrew Gaughan, chief executive of Sportech, added: “We are pleased to have secured Tom’s talent to the group.

“His experience in the fields of digital technology and sports media, and his long track record of driving growth, increasing profitability, and executing successful M&A transactions, perfectly aligns with our commitment to deliver transparent financial reporting and tangible growth for our shareholders.”

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