Sachin Mehrish appointed CPO of Ringier Sports Media Group

Ringier Sports Media Group (RSMG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sachin Mehrish as Chief Product Officer to further accelerate their digital sports media strategy.

Sachin Mehrish is a senior professional in Sports business with extensive experience in leading product strategy, agile product development and transformation projects. “My product philosophy builds on passion, initiative and a strategic business approach while putting sports fans at the heart of product development”, says Mehrish – a perfect match given RSMG’s claim “where passion lives.”

Previously, Mehrish led the development of digital products for UEFA as a Senior Digital Development Manager. He was instrumental in scaling UEFA’s digital product development capability, transforming the technical, user experience and delivery approach that helped in delivering several engaging digital products for UEFA’s competitions. Prior to joining the Ringier Sports Media Group, he worked as a management and digital consultant, advising clients such as FIFA, Digital Ventures for their Sportal365 CMS, European Athletics (EA) and European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR). Sachin Mehrish holds an MBA, is a certified Usability Analyst and is furthermore specialized in Data Science.

«From a global perspective, sports media are increasingly a melting pot for sport-savvy audiences, sports gamers and advertisers. Swiss-based Ringier AG is investing in this highly attractive segment and wants to become a top player globally by uniting leading digital sports media brands under the umbrella of the RSMG. Today, these are Sportal Media Group in Bulgaria with and Sportal365, Gazeta Sporturilor and in Romania, in Serbia, in Hungary, in Slovakia, in Greece and Pulse Sport in Africa. Our investment in the British LiveScore Group at the end of 2022 underlines our global strategic approach. With Sachin Mehrish, we are thrilled to have a product leader with vast skills, know-how and experience. He complements the Ringier Sports Media Group perfectly in order to make further progress in the highly competitive sports media industry», says Robin Lingg, Chairman of the Board of Ringier Sports Media Group.