Reimut Hellmerichs joins KINEXON as Vice President Business Development
New year, new employer: At the start of the year, former Catapult manager, Reimut Hellmerichs, starts as Vice President Business Development EMEA at KINEXON, one of the leading providers of performance tracking and analysis in sports.
Reimut Hellmerichs has been named Vice President Business Development EMEA at KINEXON, effective January 1, 2021. In this role, the 49-year-old is responsible for the strategic direction, business development and thus the expansion of sales activities in new markets.
“KINEXON established itself early on as a relevant and reliable player in the market and made a name for itself as one of the first providers of performance tracking for clubs and leagues,” said Reimut Hellmerichs. “Having already secured more than 80 percent of the NBA in the U.S., the company’s goal now is to gain a further foothold in European basketball. In addition, it will be exciting to expand our position in other sports and markets. Take, for example, the topic of ball tracking in football, where I see enormous potential. And who knows what other sports will be added in the future.”
Significant gain for KINEXON
Reimut Hellmerichs brings more than 20 years of professional expertise from sports and is therefore a significant addition to the KINEXON team. “We are on an exciting journey,” says Maximilian Schmidt, Global Sports Lead at KINEXON. “In this context, the markets in Europe, the Middle East as well as Africa offer us enormous growth potential. Reimut’s outstanding achievements over the last 20 years and his extensive industry and leadership experience will help us greatly on this growth path. We want to expand our position as pioneers in sports technology and achieve sustainable market leadership in our markets — we are extremely thrilled to have brought in Reimut for this task.”
Previously, Reimut Hellmerichs joined Catapult after more than a decade at Polar. There, he held several positions over the years. Most recently, he was Vice President Commercial EMEA, responsible for sales activities and leading a team of 17 people.
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