Sportradar appoints Lynn McCreary as chief legal officer

| By Conor Mulheir
Sports betting supplier Sportradar has appointed Lynn S. McCreary, from financial services and payment technology company Fiserv, as its chief legal officer.

Sportradar said McCreary brings over three decades of business, legal and executive leadership experience to the company, as it continues its growth and affirms its standing as a multi-vertical data and technology supplier.

McCreary has served as Fiserv’s chief legal officer, chief ethics and compliance officer and corporate secretary since 2013, with responsibilities including directing the company’s worldwide legal, ethics and compliance activities.

She was also instrumental in Fiserv’s M&A activities, including its acquisition of First Data.

Prior to joining Fiserv, McCreary was a partner with international law firm Bryan Cave LLP, and also served as managing partner of the firm’s San Francisco office.

Sportradar said McCreary has extensive experience representing clients in a broad array of complex commercial matters, transactions, disputes and investigations.

“We’re delighted to welcome Lynn to the Sportradar team,” said Sportradar’s global chief executive, Carsten Koerl.

“The depth and breadth of her legal, business and leadership acumen will prove invaluable to us as Sportradar enters its next phase of exciting growth.”

McCreary added that she is “thrilled to join Sportradar, which sits at the exciting intersection of sports entertainment and technology.

“I look forward to working closely with Carsten and the team as we further accelerate Sportradar’s growth in this dynamic industry,” she concluded.

McCreary is also a board member of insurance company NMI Holdings, and chairman of the board of governors of Washburn University Law School, as well as serving as a trustee of the university.

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