LN Promotes Garner

Live Nation’s Jason Garner has taken on a new title with new responsibilities.

Garner, formerly CEO of North American Music, has been promoted to the new title of CEO, Global Music.

Garner will oversee the company’s core live music business on a global basis, according to a statement.

“This move reflects our goal of providing artists with global touring plans that leverage our vast global distribution pipe in 57 countries,” Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino said in a statement. “This new position will ensure that Live Nation can now deliver a consistent and efficient one-stop global platform of service and products to the benefit of artists, sponsors and fans.”

Garner will continue to report to Rapino. Live Nation International Music CEO Alan Ridgeway will continue to report to Garner.