Key New Roles At Live Nation

Live Nation announced three major promotions Jan. 29, the principal players being Paul Latham, Phil Bowdery and Shane Bourbonnais.

The appointments raise the three execs’ profile at the International Music Division, run by Alan Ridgeway.

Latham has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer for the division. He was most recently president of U.K. operations and, in his new role, Latham will oversee all international operations as well as continue to manage the U.K. operation.

Bowdery has been promoted to president of touring for the division. He previously served as exec VP of touring and will oversee the acquisition and execution of international tours.

Bourbonnais has a newly created role: President of Talent, Live Nation International Music. Bourbonnais served as president of Live Nation Canada and created the Pemberton festival. He will be responsible for coordinating international talent buying and working with his counterpart in North America Music, among other duties.