Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) is pleased to announce the appointments of Bradley Hunt as Chief Finance Officer and Alex Slade as General Counsel. Both are new roles within ARC, forming part of the senior management team of the company.
Bradley Hunt joins ARC from Collinson Group, where he is currently Finance Director, having formerly undertaken similar senior roles in the global technology, media and financial service sectors, including Cinime, Pias Entertainment Group and Rapp Ltd. As ARC CFO, Bradley will oversee all financial affairs of the company and its subsidiaries.
As General Counsel, Alex Slade will lead on all elements of corporate governance and legal affairs. Alex will join ARC from Eleven Sports Network where he is currently Head of Legal. Previously he was Head of Legal (Sport) at BT Sport and Legal Counsel at Nickelodeon UK Ltd.
In addition to his executive experience, Alex currently serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the British Judo Association and is an Advisory Board member of leading international legal publication, LawInSport.
Both of these new senior roles will report in to ARC Chief Executive Martin Cruddace and the Board. Elsewhere within the ARC senior management team, Corporate Development Director Kevin Robertson has been appointed Managing Director (Media and International). His responsibilities will include product delivery to online and international partners, as well as management of ARC subsidiaries including Vermantia and i-neda.
On the appointments of Bradley Hunt and Alex Slade, ARC Chief Executive Martin Cruddace commented, “The appointments of Bradley and Alex represent a significant step forward for ARC as an organisation, as we position ourselves for sustainable, long term growth.
“They will both bring significant strengths and experience to our senior management team, which will be of huge benefit across all areas of the company. We are always striving to approach future challenges head on and these recent appointments, along with the now complete restructure, will allow us to do this.”