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People on the move: Ticketek Australia, AXS and more…

Featured Image: TEG/Adelaide Venue Management

Featured Image: TEG/Adelaide Venue Management

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

TEG has appointed Phil King (pictured left) as Ticketek Australia’s managing director.

King has more than 20 years of experience within the industry, most recently acting as the chief commercial officer of the South Australian Cricket Association. King will report to TEG’s newly promoted chief operating officer and head of global ticketing, Cameron Hoy. 

“TEG is delighted to welcome Phil in this vital role as we continue to grow the Business, innovate, and deliver exceptional Partnerships for our clients, and experiences for our customers,” said Geoff Jones, chief executive of TEG. 

Ticketing platform AXS has promoted Tom Andrus to president, North America, after holding the role of chief operating officer. 

Blaine Legere, who was formerly senior vice-president of corporate strategy and emerging markets, has been promoted to the role of president, international, where he will focus on international expansion and AXS’ global portfolio. 

Both Andrus and Legere will report directly to AXS chief executive, Bryan Perez. 

“AXS continues to experience explosive growth both in North America and abroad, and with no signs of stopping, it’s essential to structure our business to effectively handle this growth and delivery of our global platform,” said Perez. “Tom and Blaine have been instrumental in the building of AXS from the beginning, and I’m excited to work with them in these new roles as we continue to expand.”

Elsewhere, Adelaide Venue Management (AVM) has appointed Martin Radcliffe (pictured right) as the organisation’s new CEO. 

Radcliffe has been the Adelaide Convention Centre’s general manager since May 2022, and has been acting CEO of AVM since August. Radcliffe also currently serves as the chair of Adelaide Hills Tourism. 

Music Venue Trust (MVT), the charity which represents almost 900 grassroots music venues in the UK, has added four members to its Board of Trustees. 

Arusa Qureshi is a freelance writer and editor, and has also recently been appointed as music programme manager at Summerhall in Edinburgh. Emma Bownes is venue programming manager at The O2, while Jane Beese is director of music at Factory International. They will be joined by musician Rhoda Dakar. 

Live Nation’s Dutch subsidiary Mojo has unveiled a new management team after revealing that its current chief executive John Mulder will step down on January 1. 

The new leadership team will consist of Ruben Brouwer – who has co-led Mojo alongside Mulder since 2017 – Ronny Hooch Antink and Kim Bloem. 

Nashville-headquartered entertainment agency Outback Presents has promoted Jenny Reid to vice-president of ticketing. 

In this new role, Reid will oversee all ticketing operations, with a focus on country and comedy events. 

Do you have news of an appointment that we should know about? Get in touch by emailing news.editor@theticketingbusiness.com and we’ll include it in our next round-up.