Amar Singh has confirmed that he is leaving his post as London Evening Standard’s Digital Sports Editor to join London-based football digital media company, Squawka.
As of January 2016, Singh will take on the role of Chief Content Officer, alongside recent appointment Graeme Tottle (ex-BBC, Time Out, EMAP and Rightster) who joined as Chief Revenue Officer in October 2015, Chief Technology Officer Rodrigo Menegazzo (ex-Time Inc and Talk Talk), Chief Financial Officer Chris Cragg (ex-PWC) and co-founders Leo Harrison and Sanjit Atwal.
As Chief Content Officer, Singh will head up both the Editorial and Social divisions of Squawka which currently produces over 200 pieces of original content per day and recently reached 1.5 billion organic content views for 2015.
Amar Singh said, ���Squawka speak to a savvy new generation of football fan by covering the sport in a unique and refreshing way. I�۪m thrilled to have the opportunity to bring my ideas and experience to such an innovative and exciting digital brand.�
Squawka CEO & Co-Founder Sanjit Atwal said, ���We are delighted to welcome Amar to the team and his appointment will help us move towards a premium offering and becoming a grown-up media business in the world�۪s biggest game. It is also a sign of Squawka�۪s strength and positioning that we are able to attract such a highly respected individual to our executive team.�