WEST HOLLYWOOD (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) – Ticketmaster announced the promotion of Dave Butler to the position of President, Ticketmaster North America, reporting to Sean Moriarty, CEO of Ticketmaster and President of Ticketmaster Entertainment, effective immediately. In this role, Mr. Butler is responsible for the company's primary ticketing business in the United States and Canada and will oversee Ticketmaster's six North American regions. Previously, Mr. Butler was CEO of Ticketmaster Irvine, formerly Paciolan.
"I am pleased to announce Dave Butler as the President of Ticketmaster North America," said Sean Moriarty, President, Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. and CEO, Ticketmaster. "I am extremely impressed with his leadership, enthusiasm, and competitive spirit. I am confident that Dave, working closely with Mike McGee and our fine Ticketmaster North America team, will drive outstanding performance and take our sales, service, and customer satisfaction efforts ever higher."
Mr. Butler previously served as CEO of Paciolan, a venue ticketing software provider acquired by Ticketmaster in 2008, and prior to that was the President of Sage Software. In 2000, he was named one of Accounting Today magazine's "Most Influential People." Mr. Butler is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers