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Craig, a veteran independent promoter known for his work with Jerry Seinfeld, is Live Nation Canada's new vice-president of the Ottawa region
By IQ on 02 Jun 2017
Live Nation has announced the opening of a new office in Canada’s capital city, Ottawa.
The new operation will be overseen by Ken Craig, an independent promoter with a long relationship with Live Nation Canada, who becomes vice-president of the Ottawa region. The company currently promotes around 70 shows a year in the city, which has a population of just shy of a million.
“Ken has been a colleague for 30 years,” comments Riley O’Connor, chairman of Live Nation Canada. “His passion for the entertainment business is reflected in his work ethic, as well as in making everyone feel welcome and excited to be participating in live concert experiences.
“We are proud to officially welcome Ken to the Live Nation family”
“We are proud to officially welcome Ken to the Live Nation Canada family as we continue upon our path of bringing the most vibrant and exciting live entertainment to fans across Canada.”
Craig is a long-time senior contract producer for Live Nation Canada, overseeing the production of arena, stadium and outdoor sites across the country, including the development of a venue production strategy at the new Videotron Centre (20,396-cap.) in Quebec and the development of several greenfield sites, including Magnetic Hill in Moncton and Wesley Clover Park in Ottawa. He has also promoted and produced Jerry Seinfield’s Canadian dates for the past ten years.
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