LONDON (CelebrityAccess) – The O2’s commercial director Steve Sayer has been appointed VP and general manager. The news arrives just days after former VP & GM John Langford announced his promotion to AEG Europe COO.
Since joining The O2 team as commercial director in 2014, Sayer has overseen ticketing operations, merchandising, food and beverage and corporate sales along with securing exhibition content and overseeing Up At The O2, the roof walk attraction over the venue. Prior to joining AEG Europe, Sayer was operations director for Manchester City Football Club.
Additional appointments also announced today (Nov. 20) include operations director Danielle Kennedy-Clark, who has been named deputy general manager of the venue, and Gavin Brind, previously deputy finance director, who has been named finance director for The O2 and The SSE Arena, Wembley.
Commenting on the news, Langford said: “I’m delighted to be announcing that Steve, Danielle and Gavin will be leading The O2 from January. Their combined experience in managing this incredible venue, working alongside the senior leadership team means that the world’s busiest arena will continue to flourish.”
Sayer added: “The O2 continues to set the benchmark for the music and entertainment industry in every respect. I’m excited to be leading the venue as we further develop the customer experience and our programme, finding new ways to delight the millions of fans who visit The O2 every year”.