AUCKLAND, NZ (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — New Zealand-based promoter Rhythm Group has tapped Kieran Spillane as their new Chief Executive Officer.
Kieran Spillane is a veteran of the UK live industry, working for 12 years in the Irish division of Live Nation as a senior executive. Prior to his Live Nation stint, Spillane worked for the Mean Fiddler Music Group in London, and also lived in New Zealand in the 1990s, where he was Finance Director at Gibson Group in Wellington. Spillane now resides in Auckland.
Rhythm Group owns and operates a range of festivals and other live events, including their flagship festival Rhythm and Vines as well as Rhythm and Alps in Canterbury, R&V Soundcheck at Vector Arena in Auckland, R&A Soundcheck in Dunedin, and Feast – Gisborne’s wine, food and music festival. In late 2011 Rhythm Group expanded into Thailand with the Rhythm and Sands Festival. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers