A round-up of key appointments from within the sports and events industries over the past week.

Manchester’s Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground has appointed Gemma Ashton as its new event sales agent. Ashton joins from Principal Manchester and will seek to sell Emirates Old Trafford’s event spaces.

Emirates Old Trafford has also added Zoe Foster-Arnold to its business development support team. Foster-Arnold joins from The Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel and will help to source new business opportunities, create contacts, organise venue visits and respond to enquiries.

As part of the reshuffle at Emirates Old Trafford, Jessica Gore has moved from event sales agent to business development executive. Alongside Nicola Pinder, senior business development manager, Dan Whitehead, corporate sales and business development manager, and Foster-Arnold, Gore will be helping to develop new business for the venue.

Josh Kroenke has been promoted to the position of vice-president at Kroenke Sports & Entertainment and KSE UK, which owns a majority stake in English Premier League football club Arsenal. He had previously held presidential roles with NHL ice hockey team the Colorado Avalanche and NBA basketball outfit the Denver Nuggets, which are also owned by KSE.

LiveXLive, live music streaming firm and Wantickets owner, has appointed Michael Zemetra as its new chief financial officer. The executive previously worked as the CFO at cloud-computing company J2 Global.

Disney on Broadway in New York City is currently looking to hire a new sales and ticketing manager. The position with the Disney Theatrical Group will require the candidate to possess experience in inventory and yield management, ticketing operations, sales and strategic planning, keen relationship management expertise and an understanding of the Broadway market.

Do you have news of an appointment that we should know about? Get in touch by emailing news.editor@thestadiumbusiness.com and we’ll include it on our next round-up.

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