AEG Live Names CFO

AEG Live appointed Jorge Melendez to the post of chief financial officer, where he will oversee the division’s financial operations across touring, festival and venues. He will report to chairman/CEO Jay Marciano, the company announced May 17.

Melendez joins AEG Live from Live Nation, where he’d served as CFO of the company’s touring and global artist rights divisions for more than nine years. He also served as executive vice president and CFO for EMMI’s Latin America business and spent 17 years at Sony Music International.

“We are very pleased to welcome Jorge to AEG Live’s senior leadership team” Marciano said. “He joins us with more than 25 years of global experience in finance and operational management and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise as we continue to build our business around the world.”

“I am thrilled to join the talented team at AEG Live, which has an incredible track record of success,” Melendez added. “With the continued demand for live music globally, this is an exciting time to join this dynamic company.”