London – International media rights company, MP & Silva, has announced that Peter Hutton is the new Chief Operating Officer of the MP & Silva Group. Peter will be based in MP & Silva’s London office starting from July 2013.
Hutton was the managing director of ESPN Star Sports, the Asian regional broadcaster, which has rebranded as Fox Sports in South East Asia. Since 2010, he has worked for News Corporation, setting up their international sports syndication business, sitting on the board of Setanta Africa and becoming the final Managing Director of ESPN Star Sports before the business was split into smaller territories.
Andrea Radrizzani, Group CEO, MP & Silva, said, “We are very glad to welcome Peter to work with us at MP & Silva. Peter has over 30 years of sports broadcasting experience and he is the perfect person to join MP & Silva’s leadership team to help the group into our next phase of commercial expansion.”