AEG Facilities Taps O’Connor

Rod O’Connor has been named senior VP of operations for AEG Facilities.

O’Connor is the former president of the Xprize Foundation, a nonprofit that stages multimillion-dollar-prize competitions for charity, according to a statement.

He will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the AEG network of facilities.

AEG has created more than two dozen partnerships with various venues over the past year, operating the Target Center, AT&T Center, Hartford Civic Center and Conseco Fieldhouse, among others.