Ticketmaster has promoted UK MD Chris Edmonds to the position of chairman of Ticketmaster UK and EVP of international strategic partnerships.
After more than eight years at the helm of Ticketmaster’s UK business operations, including leading the UK company through the merger with Live Nation and the delivery of the ticketing for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Edmonds will be expanding his role within the Ticketmaster international executive team.
Edmonds will be responsible for developing Ticketmaster’s relationships with key strategic partners across its international territories, whilst remaining involved in the strategic business development of the Ticketmaster UK business, in his new role as chairman for Ticketmaster UK.
Confirming the appointment, Mark Yovich, president of Ticketmaster International, said: “As we continue to expand our international business operations, Edmonds’s extensive knowledge and understanding of the ticketing and live event industries will be an invaluable addition to our international executive team.”
Edmonds added: “This is a time of great transformation and opportunity within the international ticketing industry, and I am looking forward to working with the international executive team to help to shape Ticketmaster’s future business strategy.”