TM Appoints McGee SVP Venue Relations

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Ticketmaster has appointed Mike McGee to the post of Senior Vice President, Venue Relations. In this newly created position, McGee joins Ticketmaster’s Sales and Marketing organization and will oversee integrated programs and services to drive ticket sales and optimize business opportunities for the company’s domestic and international venue clients.

“The broad-based industry experience and long-standing relationships that Mike brings, are invaluable as we continue to work more closely with our clients as their sales and marketing partner to drive their business,” said Sean Moriarty, President and COO, Ticketmaster. "The event industry is highly competitive and Mike is uniquely positioned to work with our venue clients to optimize our sophisticated ticketing technology and specialized services to help them sell more tickets.”

“Ticketmaster has a 30 year history of providing the best ticketing services to its clients and event-goers all across the globe,” said Mike McGee. “That’s a remarkable position to be in at this critical juncture for venues of all sizes and across all event categories. I look forward to cohesively building on Ticketmaster’s offerings to drive business for current and potential clients.”

Prior to joining Ticketmaster, Mr. McGee was a member of the senior corporate executive team at Clear Channel Entertainment, serving as that company’s Chief Administrative Officer since 2004. Before that, he served for 17 years as President and General Manager of the 17,000-seat Compaq Center (formerly The Summit) in Houston and as Chairman of the Board and CEO for Leisure Management International (LMI), a company he founded in 1984 and grew to become a global leader in the management of public assembly facilities.

McGee is based in Ticketmaster’s West Hollywood, CA corporate headquarters. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers

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