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DraftKings Welcomes Marie Donoghue As Chief Business & Growth Officer


DraftKings Welcomes Marie Donoghue As Chief Business & Growth Officer
DraftKings Welcomes Marie Donoghue As Chief Business & Growth Officer

Distinguished Sports Business Leader to Drive Corporate Expansion and Innovation.

DraftKings (Nasdaq: DKNG), a prominent digital sports entertainment, gaming, and technology company, has named Marie Donoghue as its new Chief Business & Growth Officer.


In her strategic role, Donoghue will play a crucial part in steering DraftKings towards future growth opportunities and enhancing its customer-centric approach.


Jason Robins, CEO and Co-Founder of DraftKings, expressed enthusiasm about Donoghue's appointment, stating, "We are thrilled to have Marie Donoghue join our executive team. Her extensive experience and leadership in the industry make her a valuable addition as we chart the course for DraftKings' continued success."


As Chief Business & Growth Officer, Donoghue will collaborate with existing teams to identify new avenues for sustainable growth and uphold DraftKings' commitment to delivering exceptional products and customer experiences. She will also lead various internal initiatives aimed at driving innovation.


Donoghue herself expressed excitement about joining DraftKings, stating, "I am thrilled to be part of DraftKings during this exciting phase. The company's reputation as an industry innovator is well-deserved, and I look forward to contributing to its ongoing success and growth."


In her previous role as Vice President of Amazon's U.S. Sports Content & Partnerships, Donoghue played a pivotal role in establishing Amazon and Prime Video as significant players in sports media rights. Notably, she led the groundbreaking acquisition and production of Prime Video's Emmy Award-winning coverage of Thursday Night Football, a landmark achievement in the streaming industry.


Before her tenure at Amazon, Donoghue spent over 18 years at ESPN, where she held various leadership positions, including Executive Vice President of Global Business & Content Strategy. Her contributions were instrumental in driving business affairs, partnerships, and the successful development of ESPN Films 30 For 30 series, along with several acclaimed digital properties.


Donoghue's appointment marks a significant step for DraftKings as it continues to expand its presence and offerings in the dynamic sports entertainment landscape. Her wealth of experience and strategic vision are expected to play a vital role in shaping DraftKings' future trajectory.

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