Kai Ricke, who has been with DEAG/myticket for two and a half years, will exit to focus on new opportunities in March 2018
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DEAG-owned MyTicket appoints Lukas Goy as COO, as the ticketing company looks to grow further over the next year, after a successful 2019
By Anna Grace on 28 Jan 2020
Lukas Goy, who previously worked as operations manager at MyTicket, has been promoted to COO of the German ticketing company.
As reported by MusikWoche, Goy will join the management team at MyTicket, headed up by CEO Moritz Schwenkow. Prior to his position at MyTicket, Goy worked for River Concerts, a subsidiary of MyTicket owner Deutsche Entertainment AG (DEAG).
“Last year, together with Lukas Goy, we laid the foundation so that MyTicket can be further developed as a premium ticket provider,” says Moritz Schwenkow.
The MyTicket CEO adds that new partnerships with Swiss white-label service Secutix and For Sale Digital, which enable MyTicket to use technologies including blockchain and dynamic pricing, offer “the perfect package to implement the next growth phase of MyTicket”.
“I am convinced that we can continue MyTicket’s successful course in 2020 and that we can continuously expand our market presence”
Goy comments: “I am pleased with the trust placed in me and I am convinced that we can continue MyTicket’s successful course in 2020 and that we can continuously expand our market presence,” says Goy.
MyTicket recorded a successful year in 2019, with strong sales for large events including concerts by Iron Maiden and Böhse Onkelz.
According to DEAG, MyTicket will becomes its “fastest-growing business segment and an important earnings driver in 2020”.
The German live entertainment powerhouse also acquired stakes in promoters I-Motion, C2 Concerts and Live Music Production/Live Music Entertainment, as well as UK ticketing company Gigantic last year.
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