LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) Shelli Azoff has been given a new role at Los Angeles-based Azoff MSG Entertainment, the company run by her husband, music manager Irving Azoff (The Eagles, Bon Jovi, Christina Aguilera).
She is handing over day-to-day management responsibilities of Inglewood’s 17,500-seat venue The Forum to general manager Nick Spampanato.
Shelli Azoff had been GM and managing partner at the arena since it opened in 2014. She now takes on marketing and planning tasks at MSG Entertainment including putting together events for the Grammy Awards (Jan. 28).
The Forum, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year,was purchased by AMSG, in which Shelli Azoff is an equity partner, in 2012 and underwent a $150 million renovation under her. She was named to Variety’s Power of Women Impact Report in October, 2017.
According to a statement from Larry Solters, AMSG’s spokesperson
“Shelli Azoff has been elevated to Chief Marketing Officer of AMSG responsible for creating and implementing the company’s worldwide marketing strategy. In that role, Shelli will continue to be tasked with setting marketing strategy at the Forum where she has successfully built a thriving and growing live entertainment business, but will turn over day-to-day responsibilities to the Forum’s longtime General Manager Nick Spampanato.”