CricViz hires experienced cricket administrator Zorol Barthley to lead expansion in the Americas
LONDON, February 9, 2023: CricViz, the market leader in data-driven cricket intelligence, has today confirmed its expansion in the Americas with the appointment of the experienced West Indies cricket administrator, Zorol Barthley, to lead its operations in the region.
CricViz, part of the leading sports data and analytics group Ellipse Data, is establishing a presence across the region to support its long-term strategic partnership with Cricket West Indies and ensure it plays a predominant role in cricket’s rapid growth in North America and its ongoing popularity in the West Indies.
This new role will be responsible for developing the CricViz business with cricket boards, professional teams, and competitions as well as supporting our existing broadcast and media clients in the region. CricViz will also be opening an office in Antigua and Barbuda to support its expansion.
Barthley, who will report directly to CricViz Managing Director, Matt Lovering, brings over 20 years of cricket administration experience, having held roles with Cricket West Indies and as an elected official for Leeward Islands Cricket Association, Antigua and Barbuda Cricket Association and the Caribbean Premier League.
Zorol Barthley, General Manager – Americas commented, “I’m excited to have joined CricViz as General Manager at this time. The opportunity to combine my experience and passion for cricket in the West Indies with CricViz’s ambition in this region is a real honour”.
Matt Lovering, Managing Director of CricViz said, “We’re delighted to have Zorol join CricViz as our first General Manager outside of the UK. This appointment highlights how far CricViz has come in recent years and signifies our ambition to develop a global network of offices to support our growing client base around the world. The Americas is a hugely exciting market and we’re looking forward to being part of cricket’s growth in that part of the world”.
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CricViz was founded in 2015 to deliver a new narrative in cricket. Combining the world’s most extensive cricket database and unique predictive models with the expertise of our team of data scientists, programmers and analysts, CricViz provides unrivalled analysis and insight to cricket clients around the world.
In supplying governing bodies, broadcasters, professional teams and media, CricViz offers a unique analytical service to tell data-driven stories.
About Ellipse Data
Ellipse Data is a leading sports data and analytics company comprising CricViz (cricket), TennisViz (tennis), Oval Insights (rugby), Stuart Farmer Media Services (rugby), SoccerViz (football) and horse racing. Working with the world’s biggest broadcasters, professional teams and rights holders, we aim to bring sport’s new narrative to life with data-driven products and services.
Our innovative approach to sports data and analytics engages millions of sports fans worldwide by using data to explain the potential outcomes during any sporting event.
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