We round up the latest movements from the ticketing sector and associated industries.
Dice has announced the appointment of Katie Soo as chief business officer.
Soo will be responsible for driving forward Dice’s strategic growth propositions and marketing, and helping build the brand globally.
With over 16 years’ experience – spanning media, entertainment and tech – Soo most recently served as chief marketing officer at education and STEAM learning subscription platform, KiwiCo, overseeing consumer marketing in over 40 countries.
Phil Hutcheon, chief executive and founder of Dice, said: “Katie understands how to build global brands. DICE has grown quickly in the past two years and this role consolidates the business initiatives and marketing efforts. It’s huge, and I’m very excited to work closely with Katie to achieve the big ambitions we have ahead of us.”
Citizen Ticket has appointed Trustpilot executive Carolyn Jameson as its new chair.
Jameson spent six years as chief legal officer at Skyscanner, during which time the company was sold to Chinese travel company, Ctrip, for £1.4bn. In 2019, Jameson joined Trustpilot, where she currently serves as chief trust officer having recently led it through a successful IPO.
Harry Boisseau, co-founder and chief executive of Edinburgh-based Citizen Ticket, said: “We are absolutely delighted to welcome Carolyn as our new chair, an appointment which underlines our ambition to become the most fundamental platform for events and experiences while making a lasting positive impact to our planet.”
Attraction World Group (AWG) has recruited Aurelia Segalat to lead the brand’s major projects as it looks to scale up its UK and global presence.
AWG said Segalat, who will be based in the Netherlands with frequent visits to the group’s head office in the UK, brings project management and implementation experience.
Justin Mahoney, managing director at AWG, said: “Aurelia brings a wealth of relevant experience and knowledge to the team and we couldn’t be happier that she has chosen Attraction World for the next part of her journey in the travel industry.”
LRT Events owner Vinay Singh Tanwar has been appointed as Rolling Loud festival’s first-ever representative for India and UAE ahead of its Asian debut in Thailand next month.
“After the great success in the USA and Europe, Rolling Loud, which is the world’s largest hip-hop festival, is all set to expand to Asia, and we can’t wait to bring its amazing energy to the people here while showcasing the best of the International and local rap scenes,” said Tanwar.
“The entire team is excited to be a part of this music festival and go through the entire journey with Rolling Loud.”
UK Events has re-elected Nick Morgan, The Fair director, commercial opportunities lead and chair of the Outdoor Events Working Group, to its newly elected executive committee.
The association has also elected Glenn Bowdin, principal lecturer in events management at the UK Centre for Events Management, as vice chair and treasurer. Meanwhile, Priya Narain, vice chair, takes over as chair of the diversity, skills and talent working group from Caroline Jackson, who has stepped down.
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