Concert &Ticketing Giant Live Nation Names Greg Maffei As Chairman
The Board of Directors of concert, event and ticketing giant Live Nation Entertainment has
appointed Greg Maffei as the non-executive Chairman of the Board. Maffei is President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Media
Corporation, a major stockholder in Live Nation, and has served on the Live Nation Board of Directors since
February of 2011.
Mr. Maffei joined Liberty Media as CEO-elect in November 2005 and became
CEO in February 2006. Mr. Maffei has also served as President and Chief
Executive Officer of Liberty Interactive since May 2007.
Previously, he has served as President and Chief Financial Officer of
Oracle, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of telecom company
360networks and Chief Financial Officer of Microsoft.
"Greg brings years of experience and business acumen that will continue
to be a valuable asset as our team executes on the three-year plan,
driving profitability and shareholder value," said Michael Rapino,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Live Nation.
"Michael and his team have made Live Nation the most pervasive brand in
live entertainment. I look forward to further collaboration with Michael
and my fellow board members," said Maffei.
– via CelebrityAccess