Hartenstine, Shepherd Join Dainty Group

Australian promoter Dainty Group expanded its executive team with Craig Hartenstine as managing director of Touring – Asia / Australia / New Zealand, and Ben Shepherd as group commercial director.

Philadelphia-born Hartenstine has since 1993 worked in Northern Asia, establishing Disney On Ice, promoting content for AEG’s new arenas in Beijing and Shanghai and providing advisory and investment strategies for movie studios and show producers into China’s live entertainment market through his Shanghai-based Harmony Entertainment.

Shepherd came from a media background, including Yahoo, MySpace and most recently was commercial director at Sydney-based Sound Alliance, which runs music websites FasterLouder and InTheMix.