Fanatics has appointed Gregg Winiarski as its new chief legal officer. Winiarski will oversee legal affairs, including its betting and gaming division and the commerce and collectibles businesses.
Winiarski has spent the last two years working in an advisory role for Fanatics. Previously, he was executive vice president and general counsel for technology and media business IAC. He has also worked as an associate with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.
Michael Rubin, chief executive of Fanatics, said: “I’m thrilled to have Gregg join our team as chief legal officer for the entire Fanatics global enterprise. Gregg is an incredibly strategic legal executive with deep expertise that spans more than 20 years across M&A, regulatory and compliance functions. He will be an invaluable asset as we scale our collective businesses to become the leading digital sports platform for fans worldwide.”
Winiarski said: “I’m excited to continue my journey with Fanatics. During my time as an advisor to the company, I witnessed first-hand the limitless potential we have to create the ultimate digital sports platform. I am eager to support the entire organization as we look for ways expand and enhance the end-to-end fan experience.”