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New general manager McNicol manages a team of more than 40 Eventbrite employees in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore
By IQ on 11 Dec 2019
Eventbrite has hired a new general manager for the Asia-Pacific region.
Tech industry veteran Josh McNicol, most recently of mobile payments company Square, will oversee a team of over 40 ‘Britelings’ in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.
“I was immediately inspired by the company’s mission: to bring the world together through live experiences,” says McNicol. “We’re doing this by connecting an underserved market with world-class technology that helps event creators run and grow their events and their businesses.
“We’re … connecting an underserved market with world-class technology”
“Events and live experiences offer people the unique opportunity to create memories, build community and connect with the world around them. In this new role, I’m excited to have the opportunity to help people throughout Asia Pacific create and discover even more live experiences that excite and inspire them.”
Over the past 12 months, ticketing and technology company Eventbrite entered Asia by launching a localised platform in Singapore and Hong Kong, as well as expanded its presence in New Zealand. Eventbrite’s Asia-Pacific team, which has grown by 25% in 2019, has processed more than 17 million tickets to over 330,000 events in the region this year.
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