Leaders and the Aspire Academy have announced the Class of 2017 for the third annual Leaders Under 40 Awards, set to take place on October 3, 2017. The awards recognize the best talent in the global business of sport under the age of 40.
Two Perform Group executives, Shaun C. Koiner, Chief Product Officer for Perform Media and James Rushton, Chief Executive Officer for DAZN have been inducted to this year’s Leaders Under 40 Class. Konier is being recognized under the ‘Digital’ category while Rushton is classed under the Entrepreneurship category of the Awards.
Both Koiner and Rushton were chosen among 42 award recipients and were selected from 585 nominations that were received over the 9 month campaign. The winners were selected by 87 international judges in a rigorous selection process to determine this year’s Class of 2017.
The official Awards Dinner will be held at the National History Museum on 3 October, 2017 during the Leaders Week events in London. All candidates selected for this year’s class will be recognized for their professional achievements and the contributions they have made to their discipline, organization and sport.
Perform Group sends its congratulations to the entire Leaders Under 40 Class of 2017.