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Simon Presswell Named Managing Director At Ticketmaster UK

LONDON (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Ticketmaster UK has hired Simon Presswell to serve as its new managing director.

Presswell will be based in Ticketmaster International's London headquarters, where he will oversee the company's 500 employees in their UK operations, including offices in London, Glasgow, Manchester and Stoke.

Before joining Ticketmaster, Presswell toiled as an executive at firms such as SkyB, American Express and the Universal, both in their television and theme park companies. Presswell will replace Chris Edmonds who was promoted in April to the post of chairman of Ticketmaster UK and executive VP of international strategic partnerships. – Staff Writers