TM Taps Roger Ames

Ticketmaster Entertainment has a new CEO for its International operations: record industry vet Roger Ames.

“Roger is a widely respected industry leader and a superb addition to this company,” Ticketmaster Entertainment CEO Irving Azoff said in a statement. “His vast experience and acumen will play an instrumental role in strengthening our core international business and helping to identify and drive future growth.”

Ames was a giant of the recording industry, heading up EMI Group’s North American operations as well as having the titles of chairman and CEO of Warner Music Group.

In his new position, Ames will oversee 19 global markets outside the U.S. from Ticketmaster’s London office.