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Olympia Claims A Strong Year In 2010

DETROIT (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Detroit based marketer of sports and entertainment events Olympia Entertainment, posted strong fianancial results for 2010.

Olympia, along with other Ilitch-owned companies, hosted over 350 sporting and entertainment events, including Eminem-Jay Z Concerts at Comerica Park and more than 2.5 million tickets sold to Detroit Tigets games, as well as 28 sold-out Detroit Redwings games in 2010.

The company is privately held and is not required by law to release financial information.

"In this highly competitive market, our 2010 results speak for themselves," said Tom Wilson, president and chief executive officer of Olympia Entertainment, who joined the company nearly a year ago. "From the sellouts to an amazing 19 consecutive playoff appearances by the hometown Red Wings to the anticipation of Tigers Opening Day 2011, the future definitely looks bright for customers looking for increased quantity, quality and value in their sports and entertainment selections."

Wilson also revealed that the company will undergo a restructuring with business operations of Olympia Entertainment and the business operations of the Detroit Red Wings being streamlined. Reporting directly to Wilson will be:

•Robert Carr, senior vice president of Operations & Legal Affairs
•John Ciszewski, senior vice president of Sales
•Keith Dowdican, vice president of Finance – Olympia Entertainment
•Craig Turnbull, senior vice president of Marketing & Communications
•Paul MacDonald, vice president of Finance – Detroit Red Wings

-CelebrityAccess Staff Writers