TORONTO, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) ("theScore"), a leader in mobile sports, today announced the Board of Directors has appointed Kirstine Stewart, Vice President Media for Twitter North America, to serve as a Board member.
Effective immediately, Ms. Stewart joins the Board of Directors at the company behind leading mobile sports apps theScore and theScore esports, bringing with her a wealth of experience from the digital media industry.
"Kirstine's record speaks for itself and she will be a tremendous asset on our Board as we continue to grow theScore brand," said John Levy, Chairman and CEO of theScore. "Kirstine is widely respected by her peers as one of the smartest players in the North American media industry, has a passion for sports and also understands the massive part mobile technology plays in bringing fans closer to the action. Kirstine is a perfect fit for theScore."
As VP Media for Twitter North America, Ms. Stewart oversees the social network's media activities across the United States and Canada and its partnerships in television, sports, gaming, talent, music, fashion, news and government. Prior to this, Ms. Stewart was a major figure within the Canadian television industry, serving as an Executive Vice President with the CBC.
Ms. Stewart was also a member of the 2016 NBA All Star Game Steering Committee and an Ambassador for the 2015 Women's World Cup. A best-selling author, she has also featured on a number of prestigious business lists including Canadian Business Magazine's 2015 Power 50, Toronto Life's 2015 Most Influential and MacLeans Magazine's 2014 Power List of Canadians.
"It's extremely exciting to be joining a company that has become one of the biggest names in mobile sports in North America," said Ms. Stewart. "theScore has always played at the forefront of digital technology, connecting millions of fans to the players, teams and leagues they love through their mobile devices. I look forward to working with John and his team in strengthening our position and continuing to introduce theScore brand to even more sports fans."
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theScore, Inc. is an independent creator of mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to what they love through an addictive combination of comprehensive and personalized real-time news, scores, stats and alerts via its mobile sports platforms theScore and theScore esports and fantasy sports contests via QuickDraft.
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