STAPLES CENTER HIRES & PROMOTES IN PREMIUM SALES DIVISION
Manny Jacobo has been named vice president of premium sales and service for Staples Center and Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. In his new role, Jacobo will oversee the development and implementation of selling and servicing Premier Seats, San Manuel Tables and Lounges with Private Suites at Staples Center and the Theater Boxes at Microsoft Theater under the leadership of Michele Kajiwara, svp of premium seating. In addition to the hiring of Jacobo, Staples Center and Microsoft Theater have announced the promotion of David Brewster to director of premium sales for Staples Center and Microsoft Theater. In his new role, Brewster will oversee the day-to-day operations of the premium sales department, including sales and fulfillment in the suites and premier seats.
INCUBUS ANNOUNCE ‘MAKE YOURSELF’ ANNIVERSARY TOUR
Incubus will hit the road this year to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their album Make Yourself. The Grammy-nominated band will take the 20 Years of Make Yourself & Beyond tour to 39 cities across the country, playing songs from that era as well as other songs spanning their career. Special guests Dub Trio, Wild Belle and Le Butcherettes will join on select dates. The tour announcement will be celebrated with a launch event at the Troubadour in Los Angeles on Wednesday (May 8). Tickets for the tour will go on sale to the general public starting Friday (May 10) at 10am local time at LiveNation.com.
FELDMAN AGENCY EXPANDS WITH NEW HIRES AND PROMOTIONS
Toronto’s Feldman Agency has announced that Tom Kemp has been promoted to senior vice president. Joel Baskin has also been promoted to vice president. Adam Schnitzer was promoted to agent after working at the company in various roles including; coordinator and junior agent. Effective immediately, Chris Lombos joins the financial team as controller while Morgan Claringbold joins TFA’s Entertainment Partnerships division as sales coordinator. Additionally, M’kaylah Fridalhas been hired full-time as a general administration coordinator operating alongside Izzy Martin, who joins the team as general administration & systems coordinator. These appointments follow the recent promotion of veteran employee Olivia Ootesto vice president of operations.