Ticketmaster Names Roger Ames CEO/International
August 11, 2009 at 2:04 PM (PT)
TICKETMASTER has appointed music biz veteran ROGER AMES CEO/International. Based in its LONDON offices, AMES, who previously was the head of EMI GROUP, NORTH AMERICA will oversee the company's operations in 19 global markets outside of the U.S.
"ROGER is a widely respected industry leader and a superb addition to this company," TICKETMASTER CEO IRVING AZOFF said. "His vast experience and acumen will play an instrumental role in strengthening our core international business and helping to identify and drive future growth."
"The opportunities at TICKETMASTER are as exciting as they are challenging," AMES stated. "The competitive nature of the entertainment industry means that we need to innovate and stay focused on serving our clients and customers with the best the artist has to offer. I am looking forward to working with the teams outside of the U.S. in order to achieve this."