People on the move: CTS Eventim, Sphere Entertainment Co and more…

Featured Image: CTS Eventim/Tilman Wink

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

Ticketing and live entertainment services provider CTS Eventim has appointed lawyer Tilman Wink (pictured) as the company’s new general counsel, and head of the legal department.

Wink has taken on the role from his predecessor, Rainer Appel. He will advise CTS Eventim on all legal matters, including offering support for the company in its future M&A activities. 

“I’m delighted to welcome Tilman to CTS Eventim. By bringing his expertise to a key area of the company, he will play an important role in our dynamic development. I’m looking forward to working with Tilman, and I wish him and his team much success,” said Klaus-Peter Schulenberg, chief executive of CTS Eventim. 

Elsewhere at Eventim, Mony Brosh has been appointed vice-president of sports at the Eventim Group – Zappa Israel. As part of this role, Brosh will be responsible for all the company’s sports activities, including ticketing for sports clubs, associations and more.

Ticketing marketplace Eventbrite has announced that CEO Julia Hartz will take on the role of executive chair of the board of directors from June 6. Current executive chairman Kevin Hartz will not stand for re-election to the board of directors. 

Current board member Stefan Tomlinson will also step down with immediate effect.

Kevin Hartz co-founded Eventbrite with his wife Julia Hartz and Renaud Visage in 2006. Kevin served as executive chairman and CEO for 10 years, before becoming the executive chairman of the board of directors in 2016. 

Ned McNeilage has joined Sphere Entertainment Co as chief creative officer of Sphere in Las Vegas. 

McNeilage will help to shape the creative and brand strategy for the new venue, and will lead Sphere’s in-house creative design studio and brand teams. He will also be responsible for what is featured on the Exosphere – the venue’s fully programmable LED exterior. 

Talent agency Wasserman Music has promoted eight members to agent and touring roles, and has created a dedicated Orchestral division. 

Newly promoted Team Wass members across the agency’s expanding global business include agent Alex Christie, manager of touring Annie Cole, manager of brand partnerships Anna Kathryn Groom, Owen Hynes, manager of tour marketing, a further manager of brand partnerships Kara Klein, and Noah Plotnicki, Lindsay Roblesi and Holly Rowland, who have all been promoted to agent. 

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