epa Hiring of Industry Expert Ian Campbell to Focus On Opportunities in Sport Sector

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epa Hiring of Industry Expert Ian Campbell to Focus On Opportunities in Sport Sector

epa today announced the hiring of experienced executive Ian Campbell to drive its business in the sports sector. Campbell, a former senior executive at digital sports media company Perform and an ex-MD of PA Sport, will develop ways of leveraging epa’s formidable sports photography resources, reputation and relationships to grow new revenue streams.
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epa Hiring of Industry Expert Ian Campbell to Focus On Opportunities in Sport Sector

 

Frankfurt/Main, February 1, 2022

 

epa today announced the hiring of experienced executive Ian Campbell to drive its business in the sports sector.

Campbell, a former senior executive at digital sports media company Perform and an ex-MD of PA Sport, will develop ways of leveraging epa’s formidable sports photography resources, reputation and relationships to grow new revenue streams.

epa is one of the largest visual content providers in the world with a network of 130 award winning photographers and videographers, plus a deep and extensive network of stringers. Together with its member European news agencies and partners, epa delivers a distinctive, timely and quality service from around the world.

The epa sport production is world renowned and makes up some 40% of epa’s overall output. With main headquarters and editorial desks in Frankfurt, the dedicated and knowledgeable sport team, work to provide coverage of an extensive calendar of events such as, all the Tennis Grand Slams, the F1 circuit, European Football, Olympic Games, World Cup Football, Athletics, Golf and Winter Sports. The service is also managed via regional editorial desks in Bangkok, Cairo, Madrid, Washington, D.C and Los Angeles.

Campbell held a number of senior positions during his seven years with Perform, including Executive Vice President for Europe & the Middle East and MD of Omnisport, the company’s multimedia sports news agency. Prior to that he ran PA Sport’s global business and sat on the board of its parent company PA Group.

Campbell has also consulted for a number of sports content businesses.

He said: "epa enjoys an enviable reputation for the quality, breadth and depth of its sports photography. So I’m delighted to join the business and excited about identifying and developing new revenue streams for it within the Sports sector."

Tiffinni Field, Director of International Sales at epa said: "Ian Campbell brings wealth of insight and experience from the industry and a vision to transport epa's dynamic and compelling sport coverage to new heights. I’m thrilled to be working with him on this exciting opportunity."

The European Pressphoto Agency B.V. was founded by the main European news agencies and officially started in January 1985. The vision of the founders was driven by the demand for an independent quality world picture service originally designed for the needs of the European media market. In early 2003 epa made its service available to the worldwide market, beginning its global operations. Today's epa service is based on the broad network of epa's visual journalists all over the world and on the daily production of its member agencies ANA-MPA, ANP, ANSA, EFE, KEYSTONE, Lusa, MIT und pap, which are all market leaders in their respective countries.