Executive Transactions: Genius Sports Hires UEFA's Daniele Gonteri
Sports data company Genius Sports appointed UEFA's DANIELE GONTERI as its head of football (SPORTBUSINESS, 2/12). ... ANDREAS SEIDL will begin his role as McLaren F1's managing director on May 1. McLaren appointed the 46-year-old German in January (BBC, 2/12). ... THOMAS HITZLSPERGER was named Bundesliga side Stuttgart's new sporting exec, replacing MICHAEL RESCHKE, who left the Bundesliga side after just 18 months. Hitzlsperger won the Bundesliga title as a player with Stuttgart in '07 and "headed the club's academy until his promotion on Tuesday" (ESPN.com, 2/12).