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John Reid Named President Of Concerts For LN Europe

LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) – Live Nation Europe has appointed John Reid as their President of Concerts.

"We are delighted to have John join us at a time of exciting growth for Live Nation. His pedigree speaks for itself and he is an immensely valuable talent to have with us as we continue to develop our business across Europe," stated Simon Lewis, Chief Executive Officer Live Nation Europe. "John will be pivotal in broadening our touring artist portfolio and strengthening our show marketing capabilities as we head into what we expect to be another strong year."

Mr. Reid said: "I'm very pleased to join Irving Azoff, Michael Rapino and Simon Lewis at Live Nation. Having spent a number of years navigating and leading the transition of the recorded music business to digital, and to full rights management, this is a great opportunity to join the largest live music, management and ticketing businesses at a very exciting time for the company."

Mr. Reid previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman, Warner Music International where he oversaw global marketing for acts including Madonna, Green Day, Michael Buble, Muse and Bruno Mars. He has also worked on building the touring and artist services businesses in both the European and Latin markets, and managed the international transition of recorded music to the digital download and streaming services. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers