People on the move: Tixbase, Legends and more…

Featured Image: ASM Global/Legends

We round up the latest movements from the ticketing sector and associated industries…

Tixbase – formerly NFT TiX – has appointed Daniel Killeen as head of business development.  

In a post, Killeen commented: “It is with great enthusiasm that I step into this pivotal role at Tixbase, a groundbreaking event ticketing platform at the forefront of innovation in the industry.”

ASM Global has announced three new appointments to aid its expansion in the Nordics. Tobias Ekman (pictured left) has been brought in as general manager for four arenas in the Stockholm region, including Avicii Arena and Tele2 Arena. 

Michael Yngvesson has been appointed general manager of Friends Arena in Stockholm, while David Laturnus has accepted the newly created role of F&B director Nordics. 

“I’m delighted to welcome three such highly-experienced and widely-respected industry leaders to the ASM Global team as we enter a period of business growth in the Nordic region,” said Marie Lindqvist, senior vice-president of operations, Europe, at ASM Global. 

Premium experiences company Legends has launched Legends College, a new business unit that will provide its integrated 360-degree service solution to support universities. Leading this new business will be Mike Behan (pictured right), who has been appointed president of Legends College, and will oversee the development and implementation of Legends’ services in the collegiate industry. 

“Over the past decade-plus, Legends has built a robust business in the collegiate space across all our service divisions that continues to grow,” said Mike Tomon, co-president and chief operating officer at Legends. 

“To better serve our current and future collegiate partners, we are excited to form Legends College and appoint Mike Behan as president. Under Mike’s leadership our collegiate business has experienced unprecedented growth, overseeing transformational projects for marquee institutions. We are excited to continue working with our partners to provide our holistic service solution to enhance the fan experience across every touch point and optimise sustainable revenue streams for their business.”

Talent agency Wasserman Music has brought in four new executives in order to grow its international workforce. 

Brad Goodman and Taryn Haight have taken on new roles in Los Angeles to become senior vice-president and vice-president of strategy, electronic music, respectively. 

Sam Bartlett has joined as New York-based vice-president of casinos and performing arts centres, while Guy Mason has joined as London-based legal counsel. 

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