Ticketmaster has opened an office Brussels, Belgium following its acquisition of the existing local Ticketnet platform.
Didier Decaestecker (pictured) takes on the role of managing director of Ticketmaster in Belgium. The exec will oversee the integration of Ticketnet into www.ticketmaster.be, as well as growing the local team.
With more than 20 years of media sales experience under his belt, Decaestecker will work with the company’s clients incuding Live Nation, Les Francofolies de Spa and C-Live, as well seeking new opportunities in the industry.
Decaestecker said: “I’m thrilled to be joining Ticketmaster, the world’s leading ticketing agent and software platform. I’m looking forward to leading a passionate team that will bring the very best in technology and service to ensure that Belgian fans have an even better live entertainment experience.”
Mark Yovich, president of Ticketmaster International said: “We are delighted to be launching in Belgium where there is huge potential for growth and a vibrant live entertainment and sports scene. We’re looking forward to rolling out our world class ticketing technology to existing and new clients, as well as our unrivalled products and service.”Music Business Worldwide