AEG PRESENTS’ Debra Rathwell has been promoted to executive vice-president (VP) of global touring and talent.
Previously senior VP in global touring and based in the New York office, Rathwell joined the company 17 years ago. Prior to that she had been at Metropolitan Entertainment since 1994.
Elsewhere, the company has promoted Jenny Heifetz Henault and Alicia Karlin to vice president, Global Touring and Talent. Both are relocating to AEG Presents headquarters in Los Angeles.
Heifetz Henault has been with AEG Presents’ New York office for 10 years, most recently as senior director of Global Touring. She’s worked with executive vice president Debra Rathwell on such tours as Elton John, The Who, Lorde, John Mellencamp, and JoJo Siwa.
Karlin helped promoter Don Strasburg open AEG’s Rocky Mountain office in Boulder in 2006. She left after a year to join Madison House and eventually became the talent buyer for Electric Forest festival in 2011. Karlin rejoined AEG Presents in 2014 as vice president, Talent and Senior Event Producer, when Madison House was acquired by AEG.