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Events Industry Veteran, Carleen Cappelletti, Joins Bounce As President

SANTA MONICA, CA (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) – Respected event producer and designer, Carleen Cappelletti, has joined Bounce as President it was announced by Tim Swift, CEO of the Los Angeles-based organization. Prior to joining Bounce, the live event production and marketing stand-alone affiliate of Los Angeles-based AEG, Cappelletti was a managing partner with Best Events, an event production company.

A leading presence in the events field for over 16 years, Cappelletti has produced high-profile events for entertainment, corporate, political and fashion clients throughout the world including The Grammy Awards, Paramount, Disney, Rolex, LG, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton among others.

Prior to working at Best Events, Cappelletti was an executive with Merv Griffin Productions, where she and Swift, were co-founding partners.

"This is an incredibly exciting moment for our company," said Tim Swift. "Carleen and I have worked together for the past 18 years, since our time at Merv Griffin Productions. She is truly one-of-a-kind in our industry. Her strong leadership and unparalleled experience will be a true asset to our company’s continued success."

"Live entertainment and programming of all varieties has clearly become a top priority for AEG," said Timothy J. Leiweke, President & CEO, AEG. "The addition of the event industry’s most respected producer, Carlene Cappelletti to Bounce, already considered the best at what they do, will truly make Bounce the most formidable, most creative and most in-demand organization in the live events business."

A seasoned producer in the political and live events arena as well, Cappelletti most recently helped launch the AL Gore supported Network, Current TV including producing a live street rally and concert for 5,000+ attendees hosted by Mos Def and featuring over 9 live acts. In 2004, she produced the March for Women’s Lives in Washington D.C., an event that ultimately drew more than 1.2 million attendees. Additionally, Cappelletti served on the steering committee for the 2000 Democratic National Convention and produced the Medal of Freedom Ceremony for the President and Nancy Reagan.

"I am so proud to become a part of Bounce, a company whose credentials and respect within our industry are unparalleled," said Cappeletti. "I am truly looking forward to interacting with the tremendous client base of Bounce while working to create exciting and groundbreaking events for clients to come. Having the opportunity to once again guide an organization with my good friend Tim was truly an opportunity too good to pass up. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers