Glen Rainsbury appointed as Ticketek General Manager - Australia and New Zealand
Sydney-based live entertainment and ticketing firm, TEG has today announced their appointment of industry veteran Glen Rainsbury as General Manager, Ticketek - Australia and New Zealand.
TEG has also announced that Lee Jones will take on the newly created role of Director – Ticketing Solutions.
Both Rainsbury and Jones will report to Cameron Hoy, Managing Director-Ticketing and Chief Commercial Officer, who is responsible for TEG’s worldwide ticketing operations.
Rainsbury, who will be based in Melbourne, brings a wealth of industry experience spanning more than two decades across Ticketing, Venues and Promotion. He has held senior positions across multiple sectors of the industry including managing ticketing for the Chelsea Flower Show, Event Manager at Brisbane Entertainment Centre and The Gabba, and Director – Venue Sales at Marvel Stadium (formerly Etihad Stadium).
In recent years Rainsbury has held senior roles with both Live Nation and Frontier Touring Company and in 2020 helped the Live Entertainment Industry Forum (LEIF) to coordinate and deliver extensive industry guidelines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Rainsbury’s appointment, Hoy notes “Glen’s CV gives him a 360-degree view of the live entertainment sector. It makes him a great fit for this new role, which is key to Ticketek’s strategy to ensure we continue to lead the industry with an enhanced operated model as our industry emerges from COVID-19.
“I am thrilled that Lee is leading our Ticketing Solutions team to ensure the full breadth of Ticketek’s technology and capability is deployed and leveraged for the benefit of our partners globally. Lee’s experience in ticketing strategy and solution design is unequalled in our industry.”
TEG Chief Executive, Geoff Jones welcomed Rainsbury and congratulated Jones, saying “Glen’s extensive experience, dedication and attention to detail make him a great addition to Cam’s Team as we continue to roll out TEG’s integrated model,” while “Lee’s commitment to delivering excellence to our Partners is second to none, we are thrilled she is stepping into this vital new role.”
10th February 2021 - TEG acquires Sydney boutique promoter and events company Handsome Tours
13th January 2021 - Cameron Stone appointed as TEG Chief Technology Officer
16th October 2020 - TEG allies with Empire Touring to produce Australia-wide tours and events
1st October 2020 - TEG invests in West End theatre giant ATG
2nd September 2020 - TEG restructures management team for long-term global expansion
4th December 2020 - Ticketek looks to data and technology to drive future growth
28th July 2020 - Ticketek New Zealand to offer Afterpay service to consumers
22nd May 2020 - Ticketek integrates Afterpay as payment option
19th February 2020 - Ticketek introduces contactless tickets at Central Coast Stadium
29th March 2019 - Bankwest Stadium joins the Ticketek network
21st January 2019 - Ticketek Singapore offers a new ticketing portal for live entertainment fans
29th December 2018 - Ticketek introduces automation to manage demand for ‘hot shows’
21st December 2018 - Ticketek introduces Google Pay Payments API
16th November 2018 - Ticketek Marketplace offers ethical ticket exchange for Australian consumers
1st August 2018 - MCC announces extended Ticketek partnership at MCG
3rd July 2018 - Ticketek partners with ECAL’s ‘Sync to Calendar’ technology
16th May 2018 - Ticketek launches new Event Finder Chatbot