People on the move: FIXR, Myticket and more…

FIXR has appointed Joel Crouch (pictured centre) as its chief revenue officer following his spell as Eventbrite’s global revenue lead.

Crouch will be responsible for FIXR’s revenue strategy, identifying new business opportunities and developing partnerships with the aim of furthering the company’s presence in new and existing markets.

He joined Eventbrite in 2015 where he helped revenues grow from £160m (£126m/€320m) to $320m.

“It’s an incredibly exciting time to join this dynamic and forward-thinking team,” Crouch said on his move to FIXR.

“More than ever, event organisers need clear audience insights and easy access to actionable data, and FIXR is continually innovating to deliver these invaluable tools across nightlife, festivals, venues and attractions worldwide. I am eager to help drive future growth for the business and create lasting value for our clients across multiple markets.”

Zachris Sundell has been made senior promoter of All Things Live Finland and is due to start in the role on March 1.

Sundell had previously worked as a head promoter of Live Nation Finland and Warner Music Live Finland

It is the live entertainment company’s second key hire in four months after Jan Streng was made development director last year.

“I am very happy to have solid and experienced professionals in my team. The addition of Zachris and Jan will really help and gain an even larger market share in Finland,” said Toni Peiju, chief executive of All Things Live Finland.

Sundell commented: “It’s great to start as a Senior Promoter in a growing international company. I am eager to join in growing and strengthening All Things Live’s business.”

Sebastian Kahlich (pictured right) has taken over as the new commercial director of Myticket after serving as Ticketmaster’s director of sales and marketing for Central Europe.

In the position, he will be responsible for expanding Myticket’s marketing, sales and brand partnership presence.

“I have been observing Myticket’s extremely successful and customer-oriented market presence for years and would like to thank Myticket and DEAG for the trust they have placed in me. I am looking forward to the exciting challenge and the new tasks in a strong team and in an expanding company,” Kahlich said.

Oak View Group has made two promotions as Katee LaPoff (pictured left) is named as its chief technology officer and Josh Pell as president of premium experiences and global strategy.

In her new role, LaPoff will still report to chief financial officer Ade Patton and president of global venue development Steve Collins while Pell will also still report to Collins as well as chief operating officer Bodie.

LaPoff first joined Oak View Group in December 2021 as senior vice-president of project management and technology before Pell started a year later as senior vice-president of hospitality, global venue development and special projects.

“I have been privileged to work with Josh for almost a decade and with Katee more than twice that time,” said Collins.

“I was excited when each joined OVG and today I am extremely proud to see these two dynamic leaders promoted into expanded roles that recognize not only their accomplishments but also the confidence we all have in their abilities to propel the company forward.”