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Frontier Touring announces new executive team

By | Published on Tuesday 22 March 2022

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A year on from the death of founder Michael Gudinski, the live music business of Australia’s Mushroom Group, Frontier Touring, has announced a new leadership structure, which sees COO Dion Brant promoted to CEO.

In addition, Susan Heymann becomes COO, Reegan Stark moves up to Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and Andrew Spencer is promoted to the role of Chief Commercial Officer.

They will report to the Frontier Touring board which includes executives from AEG Presents, with which Frontier formed a joint venture in 2019. CEO of AEG Presents Asia Pacific, Adam Wilkes, also becomes Chair of Frontier Touring.

In a statement, the company says: “The new structure has been created to ensure the legacy, mission and culture of Frontier is preserved and nurtured following the passing of its founder Michael Gudinski in March of 2021”.

Current CEO of parent company the Mushroom Group, Matt Gudinski, adds: “I couldn’t be happier announcing our new Frontier executive team. Mushroom Group is built on our great people, which is something we’ve always valued first and foremost. I’m THRILLED that moving forward Frontier will be led by four incredibly dedicated, experienced, and strong leaders in Dion, Reegan, Susan and Spence, working closely with myself, Adam, and the AEG Presents team”.

“Frontier was founded on strong relationships, an artist-first approach and a never-ending passion for music and I know dad’s legacy and the future of Frontier is in safe hands”, he goes on. “There are exciting times ahead for the company”.

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