BROOKLYN – BSE International announced today that Sam Zussman has been named Main Executive Officer. Zussman will be dependable for major the total enterprise system and functions for BSE World-wide, which is the mother or father enterprise of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and its property arena Barclays Center, as properly as the Lengthy Island Nets of the NBA G League and NetsGC of the NBA 2K League.
As CEO, Zussman will also oversee advancement of the company’s existing sports, media and enjoyment companies as effectively as identify and execute new chances for progress. He will transition into the CEO purpose this summer and be a part of the corporation complete-time prior to the get started of the 2022-23 NBA time. He will also be nominated to come to be an Alternate Governor of the Brooklyn Nets.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sam into the BSE International relatives,” reported Joe Tsai, owner of BSE Global and Governor of the Brooklyn Nets. “Sam comes to us with incredibly assorted working experience in operating firms and major people today. I am fired up to husband or wife with Sam as we produce a very strategic method to rising our business enterprise at BSE International.”
“I attended my very first Nets recreation when the staff played in New Jersey and have been amazed viewing the corporation evolve into what it has become now,” said Zussman. “Thank you to Joe Tsai, Clara Wu Tsai, and Ollie Weisberg for inspiring me with their passion and vision for this company, and for supplying me the possibility to lead it. I’ve expended the greater part of my job studying new organizations and this placement is an enjoyable upcoming move. BSE World-wide has a excellent deal of momentum as we glance to the long run.”
Zussman is a widely revered sports, media and enjoyment market chief who joins BSE World right after 16 yrs with IMG/Endeavor. Now dependent in London, he has been foremost the company’s increasing portfolio of owned and operated event divisions, together with tennis, golf, motorsports, motion sports activities, festivals, and other cultural, artwork and life-style qualities. On top of that, Zussman oversees the company’s world wide media output business enterprise, media rights acquisition and distribution organization, and betting legal rights organization, IMG Arena, and signifies marquee shoppers these types of as Wimbledon, English Leading League, La Liga, and UFC.
Before relocating to London, he used five many years as President of IMG Efficiency, setting up IMG Academy in Florida into the world’s largest and most-state-of-the-art athletics training and instructional institution. Most notably, he converted the Academy from an athletic-only institution to an educational-athletic institution sending the frustrating the vast majority of its graduates to college. He joined IMG in 2006 after 5 years with McKinsey & Company. Zussman attained both of those his B.A. and J.D. from Tel Aviv College and an M.B.A. from Stanford College. Subsequent a coordinated transition from IMG/Endeavor, Zussman will relocate back again to New York Metropolis.