(CelebrityAccess) – AEG Presents has promoted Simon Jones to the newly created position of senior vice-president, live music international.
In his new role, Jones, who was previously VP, live music for AEG’s Goldenvoice division, will oversee international promoting operations for AEG Presents UK by working closely with the AEG offices in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East to expand the company’s international touring footprint.
“I’ve enjoyed building the international touring arm of our UK office in recent years; it’s a major passion of mine and I’m excited to continue and expand on this even further, with some incredible shows and tours to announce soon,” said Jones. “What we have achieved since AEG Presents launched in the UK has been phenomenal and I’m certain we can keep upping the ante both here and around the world. The artists that work with us are always at the core of our thinking when planning tours and shows and that is reflected in the calibre of artists and their teams that we work with.”
Tours currently in the works for 2019 include: Shawn Mendes (Europe), Ed Sheeran (South Africa), Khalid and Calum Scott (Asian), Rodriguez (Australia and New Zealand), Anne-Marie, Jess Glynne, Tom Odell and The Vamps (UK).
Jones will report to CEOs Steve Homer and Toby Leighton-Pope.