STATS Hires Arjan Paulussen as Vice President of Global Accounts

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, announced
the hire of Arjan Paulussen as Vice President of Global Accounts,
overseeing new business and renewals for some of the largest STATS

Paulussen joins STATS from Lexmark International, Inc. where he most
recently served as Vice President of Sales, overseeing the largest sales
team of over 100 directors, managers and sales professionals focused on
enterprise new account acquisitions. Under his leadership, Paulussen
achieved record year-over-year results in 2017 and 2018 for Lexmark,
driving the strongest results for the sales organization in six years.

“Having worked with Arjan in the past, I have seen first-hand his
remarkable ability to lead and drive sales teams to achieve some of the
strongest results possible,” said Steve Xeller, Chief Revenue Officer at
STATS. “Arjan takes the time to learn a customer’s needs and their
industry in order to provide the best offering possible, giving buyers a
huge upper hand in their marketplace. As the leader in artificial
intelligence, STATS continues to bring new, innovative products to
market that are changing the way sports are played and followed. We
couldn’t be more thrilled to have someone with Arjan’s expertise on

Paulussen joined Lexmark in 2003 as a Senior Account Manager, holding
several senior sales, business development and general management roles
over 15 years. Paulussen served as Managing Director of Lexmark in
Australia and New Zealand between 2013 and 2017, managing 120 employees.
Before being promoted to that role, he was the Region Director of Sales
for the East Coast territory in the United States.

“The products STATS is bringing to market are revolutionizing the way
sports are played, watched and followed,” said Paulussen. “With more
media and technology companies embracing artificial intelligence-powered
solutions, I see a huge opportunity to grow STATS’ global accounts

Paulussen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration
from the Amsterdam School of Business in The Netherlands, and a Master
of Business Administration degree from Bradford University / NIMBAS in
the United Kingdom. He is fluent in Dutch, German and English.


STATS is the global leader in sports intelligence, operating at the
intersection of sports and technology. The world’s most innovative
brands, technology companies, leagues and dozens of world championship
teams trust STATS to find their winning edge. STATS combines the
industry’s fastest and most accurate data platform with video analysis,
sports content and research, player tracking, and the latest in
artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to provide
unparalleled media and team performance solutions. The pioneer of live
sports data, STATS continues to speed innovation in the industry with
STATS Edge™, the first-ever team performance solution powered by AI. For
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