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Stats LLC Names Software Exec Carl Mergele To Replace Ken Fuchs As CEO

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 18 / 18

Stats LLC named software exec CARL MERGELE  its new CEO, replacing KEN FUCHS . Mergele, most recently with Lexmark Enterprise Software, will lead the day-to-day business for the Chicago-based sports data and analytics company, owned by Vista Equity Partners. Stats Chief Revenue Officer RICHA...

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