This week saw Asia-Pacific ticketing, live entertainment and data analytics business TEG appoint Dominic White as head of communications and corporate affairs, and Chris Johnston as general manager of TEG Digital.
White formerly served as head of communications and content at ThinkTV. He previously spent 20 years working in journalism, most recently as the media and marketing editor of The Australian Financial Review newspaper.
TEG chief executive Geoff Jones said: “Dom’s knowledge, contacts and skillset will bring a fresh approach to how we communicate with our internal and external stakeholders, as the organisation continues its exciting expansion across all areas of the business.”
Johnston, meanwhile, will be responsible for leading TEG Digital and Ticketek’s marketing operations. Johnston will replace Karen Chapple, who leaves TEG after six years after helping establish BOOST, TEG Digital’s in-house agency.
Johnston joins TEG from Slingshot Media Ventures, where he served as head of digital and data. He previously worked at Carat Australia as head of digital and direct for Woolworths Limited, and as a general manager at McCann Erickson.
Both White and Johnston will be based in TEG’s Sydney headquarters.
Andrew Bragman has taken up a new role as vice-president of ticket operations at the Los Angeles Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park (LASED), the future home of the Rams and Chargers NFL teams.
Bragman previously held ticketing roles at the Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates Major League Baseball teams, and prior to that worked as assistant box office manager at the Oracle Arena and Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Tony Partridge has been appointed as the new chief executive of Brisbane Racing Club.
Partridge (pictured) previously served as the chief operating officer and acting chief executive of the Australian Turf Club (ATC). He has also worked for professional services company Deloitte, providing commercial advisory services to sports and entertainment clients in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
Partridge joined the ATC after serving as general counsel and commercial director at Sydney’s Olympic Stadium, also known as ANZ Stadium. In this role, Partridge worked with sporting bodies and concert promoters on major events, as well as broadcasters, wagering providers, suppliers and sponsors in the racing industry. He will begin his new role on August 5.
Scott McLeod has been promoted to head of communications and engagement at Premier League football club Everton. McLeod previously served as the club’s head of engagement.
In his new role, he will have direct responsibility for the club’s PR, media, digital, content, fan services, engagement and events teams.
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Image: Brisbane Racing Club