Andrew Georgiou, President of Sport, Discovery channel was in the Royal box at Wimbledon on Friday.
UK Cypriot Andrew Georgiou is President & Managing Director WBD Sports Europe and responsible for WBD Sports’ businesses outside the US.
Andrew has been in the sports industry for over 20 years working across three continents and with some of sports’ biggest properties and rights holders, including UEFA, the English Premier League, the Asian Football Confederation, the International Olympic Committee, Formula 1, MotoGP, PGA TOUR, Tour de France, Wimbledon and Roland-Garros.
At Warner Bros. Discovery, he is responsible for a number of WBD’s sports businesses and brands, including Eurosport, TNT Sports, the Olympic Games, Global Cycling Network (GCN), Golf Digest and the organisation’s specialist Events offering in sport, as well as representing Warner Bros. Discovery’s interests on the Board of Formula E.
He steered Warner Bros. Discovery’s innovative agreement with BT Group to form a new premium sports joint venture in the UK and Ireland that will combine BT Sport and Eurosport U.K and see the launch of TNT Sports this summer. Andrew is responsible for running that JV on behalf of its shareholders, Warner Bros. Discovery and the BT Group.
He is also a member of the Board of Sports United Against Dementia, a part of the Alzheimer’s Society here in the UK, helping raise awareness as well as funding for research and to support those suffering from dementia.
Before joining Warner Bros. Discovery, Andrew had a successful 13-year association with Group Lagardère, firstly as CEO of Lagardère Sports Asia and latterly Lagardère Sports and Entertainment where he served as Global Chief Executive Officer. Andrew was also CEO of the PGA TOUR of Australasia for 5 years after leaving his role as a corporate lawyer in Sydney. Andrew lives in London with his wife and four children.