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AEG Europe makes new appointments

World News
December 4, 2018


AEG Europe has confirmed a trio of appointments, including a newly-created role of vice-president of programming across its European portfolio of venues.

John Langford, general manager of The O2 (cap. 21,000) in London has becomes chief operating officer, while programming director Emma Bownes will step into the new position. Both are based in the UK.

“With the way European touring is developing, this is a brilliant opportunity for us to be joining forces and make planning simpler for our promoters,” says Bownes.

Paul Reeve, finance director of AEG-owned The O2 and AEG-managd The SSE Arena – Wembley, becomes chief financial officer, with Alex Hill taking over as AEG Europe’s president on 1 January.

AEG Europe owned and/or operated venues across Europe also include Germany’s Barclaycard Arena (16,000) in Hamburg and Mercedes Benz Arena (18,000) in Berlin, and France’s AccorHotels Arena (19,000) in Paris.

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