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Michael Coppel Named Chairman At LN Australia

SYDNEY, NSW (CelebrityAccess) — In a shakeup of the executive suite, Live Nation Australia's CEO Michael Coppel has been appointed as chairman of the company.

"We have built a great team over the last five years, and I am excited to be able to continue to work with them to deliver unforgettable live experiences to music fans across Australia and New Zealand," Coppel said.

Coppel has served as CEO of Live Nation's Australia office since he joined the company during Live Nation acquisition of Michael Coppel Presents in 2012.

Live Nation's previous Chief Operating Officer, Roger Field, will assume the role of CEO and will handle day-to-day operations at the company.

"Michael and Roger have done an amazing job of transforming our business in Australia and New Zealand over the last five years," President of Live Nation International & Emerging Markets Division, Alan Ridgeway, said.

"I am delighted that they are going to be continuing to work together in their new roles and am sure they will take the company to new heights." – Staff Writers