Former Fox Sports executive Pete Vlastelica is joining Activision’s Major League Gaming division, beefing up the publisher’s tranditional sports knowledge as it forges ahead into esports.

Vlastelica, who was a vice president of digital at Fox Sports, is now the president and CEO of Activision Blizzard’s Major League Gaming division. He joins former ESPN and NFL Network CEO Steve Bornstein, who joined in October 2015 along with MLG co-founder Mike Sepso. MLG was then acquired by Activision Blizzard two months later.

At MLG, Vlastelica will be working on expanding and enhancing the company’s leadership in broadcast, content and distribution, the company said in a press release. Read more…

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Former Fox Sports exec joining Activision to lead Major League Gaming