Fanatics appointed Gregg Winiarski as chief legal officer for Fanatics Holdings, Inc, responsible for overseeing the full range of legal matters across the global Fanatics business, including Commerce, Collectibles and Betting and Gaming. Winiarski’s hire comes after serving in an advisory role with Fanatics since 2021, which included a significant role in the company’s acquisition of Topps.

“I’m thrilled to have Gregg join our team as chief legal officer for the entire Fanatics global enterprise,” said Michael Rubin, Fanatics CEO. “Gregg is an incredibly strategic legal executive with deep expertise that spans more than 20 years across M&A, regulatory and compliance functions. He will be an invaluable asset as we scale our collective businesses to become the leading digital sports platform for fans worldwide.”

Before his advisory role with Fanatics, Winiarski was the EVP and general counsel for the tech and media company IAC, responsible for overseeing legal, compliance, government affairs, and human resource functions. Before IAC, Winiarski was an associate with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP. He began his career as a certified public accountant with the consulting firm Ernst & Young.

Winiarski previously served on the Boards of Directors of Match Group, ANGI, Inc. and several other privately held companies. In addition to his role at Fanatics, he works as an adjunct professor at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business. Winiarski is based in New York.

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