Sports technology and data provider Stats Perform has appointed Jason Markworth as vice president of sales for the Americas.

Markworth joins Stats Perform from Swedish medical device company Mölnlycke Health Care, where he served as Midwest sales director, overseeing a cross functional team of 50 sales associates across four regions.

During his eight years at the company, Markworth also held key roles in strategic accounts, commercial leadership, new business unit development and M&A integration.

“Jason has an impressive background generating new market opportunities and leading teams to focus on selling solutions at the executive level,” said Stats Perform chief revenue officer Steve Xeller. “As we continue to roll out a new generation of AI-powered solutions in our growing Americas market, Jason’s experience managing high-performing teams will be a welcome addition.”

Commenting on his appointment, Markworth said: “Stats Perform is a global leader in sports technology solutions and continues to be at the cutting edge for AI-powered technologies in sports.

“I am thrilled to join a team of talented people and promote growth of innovative AI products throughout the Americas.”