AEG Presents appoints new Senior Vice President Live Music International position
AEG Presents, the live music division of global entertainment company, AEG, has announced the appointment of Simon Jones in the newly created position of Senior Vice President Live Music International.
The creation of the role further builds on AEG Presents’ global presence and follows the opening of their Paris office at the start of 2018. Jones will report directly to the heads of AEG Presents London, Steve Homer and Toby Leighton-Pope.
Jones will head up the international promoting operations for AEG Presents UK, expanding the companies’ international touring footprint, working closely with the AEG offices in the USA, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
With AEG Presents ever-growing network of partners across the world, he will promote a broad range of artists from intimate club gigs through to stadium shows.
Since entering the UK market more than a decade ago, AEG Presents has built a strong presence across concert touring, festivals, and venues, promoting over 800 live events in 2017. Through festivals such as Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park and the newly created All Points East, AEG has brought a new level of world-class talent and outstanding customer experiences.
Jones currently has a series of major shows taking place this year and into 2019 including Shawn Mendes European tour, the Ed Sheeran South Africa Stadium tour, Asian tours for Khalid and Calum Scott, Rodriguez across Australia and New Zealand and UK tours for Anne-Marie, Jess Glynne, Tom Odell, and The Vamps.
Jones began his promoting career at the age of 20, running gigs across his native Kent and while he was a student at Greenwich University he answered an advertisement for interns to work at a brand new arena - The O2 - which was in the process of being built and was part of the small team that launched the venue.
Since that time Jones has risen through the ranks as a promoter and senior executive, taking him to his current role.
Commenting on his new role, Jones commented “I’ve enjoyed building the international touring arm of our UK office in recent years.
“It’s a major passion of mine and I’m excited to continue and expand on this even further, with some incredible shows and tours to announce soon.”
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