ONE Championship adds three senior executive hires
Asian MMA organization ONE Championship announced yesterday three additions to their senior executive team.
Pithamabar Gona is the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Kevin Sum is the new Head of Media Sales and Kevin Matas joins as the head of marketing.
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“I am thrilled to announce the addition of world-class business leaders at ONE Championship to drive our next stage of global growth, ” CEO Victor Cui said in a company release. “Without a doubt, we sit here today as Asia’s most successful sports media property in history because of the amazing leaders and staff at ONE Championship. With the addition of Preet, Kevin, and Kevin, our senior leadership team is now the most globally-seasoned corporate leadership team in the entire sports media industry in Asia. I have never been more excited for the future of ONE Championship.”
ONE also recently inked a deal with Universal Music setting the stage for Universal recording artists to perform on ONE events.
“ONE Championship and UMG are a natural fit of two global leaders in their respective industries,” Cui said in another release. “ONE is the largest and most prolific MMA promotion in Asia, while UMG is the world’s leading music company. Working together will result in new innovations to bring fans to the next level of entertainment, one that they have never experienced before. We’ve always said that the energy of a live ONE Championship event is akin to that of a live rock concert. Now, we are literally putting the two together, bringing the best of the music world to our fans.”