Stefaan Kestens

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Senior Manager Sport - Acquisition, Product & Sponsoring | Telenet

After some years as a freelance sports editor for various tv stations and a short excursion to the world of communication, Stefaan started working at Telenet in 2011. Telenet, Belgium’s biggest cable operator, just bought the domestic football rights back in 2011, and its premium sports channel ‘Prime Sport’ was rebranded into ‘Sporting Telenet’. 4 years later, the sports product went through a repositioning and another rebranding, into ‘Play Sports’. Stefaan is responsible for the acquisition of all sports rights for Telenet/Play Sports and for the editorial strategy of Play Sports. Besides he handles Telenet’s sponsorhips and partnerships.