Mumbai: Joyee Biswas, the South East Asia boss of sports media giant ESPN has joined Facebook as the social network’s head of Asia-Pacific sports partnerships.
He will be tasked with overseeing Facebook’s partnerships with APAC-based leagues, teams, athletes and sports media and he will continue to be based in Singapore.He has previously held senior roles at Eleven Sports Network and Singtel.
Biswas said,“I am delighted to share that I will be soon starting at Facebook as the Head of APAC Sports Partnerships. In this role I will manage partnerships with APAC-based leagues, teams, athletes and sports media across all Facebook-owned platforms.
“Facebook provides a new-age experience in bringing compelling content and storytelling to the sports community. I am very excited to be part of this thrilling journey and look forward to collaborating with partners across the industry to help them achieve their business goals on these platforms.”
To the Facebook team – thanks for your trust and cannot wait to get started” added Biswas on his FB post.