|[February 26, 2013]
Etix Promotes Senior Sales Staff, Adds to Leadership Team
MORRISVILLE, N.C. --(Business Wire)--
today announced the promotion of two company leaders, Ben Wingrove and
Dennis Scanlon, and the addition of ticket industry veteran Don Orris.
These announcements - all newly created positions - are indicative of
the company's continued growth and success, including a current run of
34 consecutive quarters of profitability.
Wingrove, who has been with Etix for more than 12 years, has been
promoted from vice president of sales to executive vice president. He is
credited with the creation of the company's sales team and building many
of Etix's key client relationships.
"Ben's commitment to our clients is relentless," Etix CEO Joe Kustelski
said. "He has created a sales culture at Etix that is truly
customer-centric by building a team that mirrors his dedication to great
service. This move is a natural progression and reflects Ben's immense
value to the team. He's been with us since the beginning and will
continue to lead the charge in providing topnotch tiketing solutions to
every single client."
Orris, former vice president for Ticketmaster's western region, has
joined the Etix team as vice president of sales and general manager for
the western U.S.
"Don's reputation in the industry is sterling," Etix board chairman
Travis Janovich said. "Etix is growing rapidly, and having Don aboard
will allow us to pick up the pace even more. He's ready to hit the
ground running, and we're fortunate to have him with Etix."
Scanlon has been promoted to vice president of sales for the Midwest
region. Before joining Etix in 2010, he worked with Ticketmaster.
"Dennis is old-school in all the best ways - he treats people right and
always puts the customer first," Kustelski said. "Combine that with his
25-plus years of developing business solutions for clients, and it's
easy to see why we see even bigger things in store for Dennis and for
Founded in 2000, Etix
is an international, Web-based ticketing service provider for the
entertainment, travel and sports industries, processing more than 50
million tickets per year in 40 countries. As the largest independent
ticketing company in North America, Etix provides flexible and secure
online and box office ticketing solutions, integrated digital marketing
services, and robust e-commerce fulfillment to more than 4,100 venues,
theaters, arenas, festivals, fairs, performing arts centers and multiuse
facilities. Headquartered in Morrisville, N.C., Etix has offices in
Austria, China, Germany, Holland and Japan, as well as Nashville, Tenn.
For more information, visit www.etix.com.
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