On Friday, Sports.com announced the appointment of Majed Al-Sorour as its new president. Al-Sorour is a well-known Saudi businessman and senior executive with a track record of identifying growth potential in businesses. In his new role, he will be responsible for investment strategy and execution, as well as strategic communications and investor relations. Al-Sorour has a keen interest in the sports and technology industries, according to a media statement released on Friday.
Al-Sorour has a background in football and played at a professional level for Al-Nassr Football Club before becoming a director. He was appointed CEO of Golf Saudi in 2018, overseeing the development of massive investment in the sport as part of Vision 2030. Al-Sorour was also instrumental in the creation of LIV Golf, serving as managing director from its inception to the end of the first season. In 2021, he became a director of Newcastle United Football Club.
Sports.com aims to provide the ultimate fan engagement experience in sport. The website is committed to using technology to push the boundaries of fan interactivity and engagement. With Al-Sorour at the helm, Sports.com is poised to continue its growth trajectory and deliver innovative solutions for sports fans around the world.