We round up the latest movements from the ticketing sector and associated industries…
Tickets For Good, a platform that provides free and discounted tickets for live events to NHS, charity sector workers and recipients of cost-of-living benefits, has appointed Don Orris (pictured left) and Will Mills (pictured right) to its advisory board.
Orris previously served as Ticketmaster executive vice-president and Live Nation Core Ticketing Group senior vice-president, with almost 20 years of experience at the top of the live music business. He joins the advisory board in a bid to increase the presence and inventory of Tickets For Good in the US, tying in with its expansion plans.
Mills is a former senior executive at Shazam and LyricFind, and boasts over 20 years of experience in music and technology. He will work to strengthen the company’s partnership and commercial efforts.
TodayTix Goup has announced that Liza Lefkowski has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Lefkowski joins existing board members including Michael Lynton, former Sony Entertainment chief executive and Michael Kumin, managing director at Great Hill Partners.
Elsewhere, experiential media and immersive technology company Cosm has appointed Corey Breton as its first head of venues. Cosm is currently building its first public venue at Hollywood Park, the 300-acre sports and entertainment district that houses SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. Breton has been appointed to the role to build the company’s momentum towards its forthcoming venues.
Florida Grand Opera (FGO) has announced that stage director Maria Todaro as been appointed as interim director, replacing outgoing general director and chief executive Susan T Danis.
Danis has held the role since 2012 and confirmed that she will continue to work with FGO into the coming season to ensure a smooth transition period.
Sadler’s Wells has appointed Britannia Morton as its co-chief executive to strengthen its leadership team before opening its fourth theatre, Sadler’s Wells East, in 2024. Morton joins Sir Alistair Spalding in the role of co-CEO, who will continue as artistic director, leading Sadler’s Wells’ UK, global and digital cultural programme.
Morton becomes the first woman CEO since Sadler’s Wells’ founding general manager Lilian Baylis in 1931.
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