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Live Nation promotes COO of Ticketmaster North America

By | Published on Wednesday 22 May 2013

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Live Nation has announced the appointment of Jared Smith to the role of President of the US side of its ticketing business Ticketmaster. Smith was previously COO of Ticketmaster North America, and will now oversee all of the unit’s support, sales and marketing operations as well as strategic development.

Confirming the appointment, Live Nation boss man Michael Rapino told reporters: “Jared continues to be a transformational leader in Ticketmaster’s evolution. His dedication to clients has consistently resulted in a greater than 100% net renewal rates and his innovative thinking has led to the creation of value-added services and products to better support them and the fans they serve”.