London – In line with its strategy to bring premium content to more viewers on more screens than ever before, Discovery Communications has appointed Ralph Rivera to the newly created position of Managing Director, Eurosport Digital. He will begin the role on September 26, based in London, and will report to Michael Lang, Executive Vice President of International Development & Digital for Discovery Communications, as well as work closely with Peter Hutton, CEO of Eurosport, and his leadership team.

Eurosport is the number one sports destination in Europe and connects fans and athletes around the greatest sporting events across all screens. Rivera is charged with leading the aggressive expansion of Eurosport’s digital businesses, which today include Eurosport.com – the continent’s number one sports news website, and Eurosport Player – the leading subscription-based OTT sports platform across Europe giving fans an all-access pass anytime and on any device in 52 countries. He will collaborate with local teams to drive innovation for next-generation digital sports products and make the brand’s content available across all screens, to enhance viewers’ digital sports experience.