AEG Stocks New Unit

Anschutz Entertainment Group announced the creation of AEG Events & Media, a division dedicated to creating "branded" national entertainment, sports and special events, awards shows and corporate showcases.

Eric Stevens, who has served in executive positions with the Walt Disney Co., DreamWorks and Feld Entertainment, has been tapped as president to oversee development of the new unit.

"AEG Events & Media will have a long-term focus on building brands and programming across multiple platforms," AEG President/CEO Tim Leiweke said. "Eric’s experience and relationships clearly make him the ideal person to both step right into the discussions already under way with several interested partners in addition to seeking new ventures with a variety of studios and producers who are looking to extend their assets and generate additional revenue streams."

The division is already working with "Champions of Ice," a tour that AEG recently purchased, and is expected t acquire new and existing tours and productions.