SHANGHAI, China (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Emma Entertainment, an operating business of Ticketmaster, has appointed Adam Wilkes as Director of Live Events, Operations and A. Robb Spitzer as Director of Live Events, Marketing. The announcement was made today by Jonathan Krane, CEO, Emma Entertainment. Mr. Wilkes will oversee Emma's event booking, logistics, regulatory affairs, and event production for concerts and touring events as well as new business development in the areas of festivals and new markets and venues. Mr. Spitzer will oversee marketing, advertising, public relations, sponsorship development, and merchandising for Emma's concert events as well as new business development in the areas of online and mobile commerce and branded content.
"Adam and Robb are two prominent experts in China's rapidly burgeoning live event industry," said Jonathan Krane. "Their decision to join our team at Emma at this time of tremendous opportunity here in China is a great win for Emma as well as for our current and potential clients."
Mr. Wilkes and Mr. Spitzer both speak Mandarin Chinese and have served as live event professionals in China for six years and five years, respectively. Prior to joining Emma, both previously held principal positions in China West Entertainment, overseeing event promotion for a wide variety of acts and attractions throughout the country. And before that, both served as special project consultants for Sony Music's joint-venture partner in China. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers