Howard Mittman is outside as chief executive of Bleacher Report and Lenny Daniels — mind of the sport Web site’s proprietor Turner Sports — will conduct the website on an interim basis.
Daniels broke the magnificent news to coworkers on Tuesday morning at a statement that indicates he has been eyeing changes beneath the popular-but-bawdy sports website.
“Within the past several months, I have given a good deal of thought to how we could further increase the B/R company and put it up for long-term achievement,” Daniels said in announcing the information.
“Within the process, much thought has become how we could best use our collective Turner Sports tools to aid in these efforts.
“It has become apparent to me that considerable change should occur today,” Daniels said concerning the Mittman death and Daniels will”assume total accountability for B/R.” Mittman didn’t respond to emails and calls seeking comment.
He had been recruited in 2017 from Condé Nast, in which he had been publisher of Wired Media Group, GQ and Golf Digest in a time when electronic sports seemed to be flourishing. He combined Bleacher Report as chief revenue officer and chief marketing officer, also in February 2019 had been raised to the top spot if co-founder Dave Finocchio was ousted.
Mittman pushed to create a few superior content and e-commerce manufacturers, but Bleacher Report, such as most media outlets, has suffered from a reduction of advertisements through the pausing of pro and college athletics on account of this coronavirus pandemic.
A spokesman in Bleacher Report stated there is presently no strategy to name a new CEO, which its leading executives will report to Daniels for today.