People on the move: Logitix, PlayOn! Sports and more…

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

Live event ticketing technology and analytics company Logitix has hired sports industry specialist Kenny Koperda as senior vice-president of business development and Lauren Ward (pictured left) as director of marketing and revenue operations.

Koperda has previously worked at BSE Global, the parent company of the Barclays Center, Brooklyn Nets, and New York Liberty. In his new position he will work within the live events industry to help teams, properties, and promoters optimize ticket sales and revenue.

Ward joins Logitix with more than 12 years of experience in various sectors including sports, food and beverage, and nonprofits.

Ryan Sember has also been promoted to senior vice president of partnerships in what is his second promotion since joining the company two years ago.

Creative Australia has announced the reappointment of Adrian Collette as its chief executive for a further five-year term.

Collette has led the organisation following his initial appointment in January 2019 and has expressed his ambitions for the future.

“Over the next five years, we have a unique and exciting opportunity to continue to strengthen our cultural and creative industries,” Collette said.

“I’m profoundly honoured to continue at the helm of Creative Australia as we work to realise the ambitions of the National Cultural Policy.”

Jack Rubin links with Easy-connect

Co-founder of Tessitura Network Jack Rubin (pictured right) has entered into a strategic relationship with Easy-connect with the aim of assisting cultural institutions in diversifying their audiences and increasing customer loyalties and revenues.

Vienna-headquartered Easy-connect produces audience engagement apps that integrate with ticketing systems to help performing arts organisations digitise their sales.

Easy-connect said: “Jack Rubin brings a wealth of experience and insights that will undoubtedly contribute significantly to our endeavors. His strategic vision and innovative approach align perfectly with our goals.”

High school media and technology company PlayOn! Sports has appointed James Rosenstock as its chief financial officer.

He has previously served in the same position at Skillshare and ezCater. At PlayOn!, Rosenstock will oversee the accounting, finance, tax, information technology, and security and project management office departments.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jay to the PlayOn! leadership team,” said PlayOn! chief executive David Rudolph.

“He brings extensive experience in both the DTC and B2B industries and has guided leading companies through significant transformation. We are confident that Jay’s expertise will be valuable as we continue to innovate for the benefit of schools and fans nationwide.”

AirAsia MOVE has selected Hassan Choudhury (pictured centre) to lead its new MOVETIX platform which offers tickets to more than 10,000 events worldwide.

Choudhury is set to continue in his role as chief executive of RedRecords, a joint venture between AirAsia and Universal Music, while spearheading the new system

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