Rob Bension take over reins of ASM Global



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ASM Global (‘ASM’) announced on March 16th, 2021 that Ron Bension has been appointed to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will assume his new role immediately.

‘ASM Global’ quoted Kosty Gilis, Managing Director at Onex and ASM Board Member, as stating, “We are thrilled to have Ron join the ASM Global team. He is precisely the type of executive we seek to lead our businesses. His extensive history of managing enterprises that create superb experiences for customers and visitors will be an enormous asset to the company. In addition, his demonstrated strategic thinking and execution capabilities are a perfect fit for the next phase of ASM’s growth as we exit the pandemic.”

ASM Global is a venue and event management company based in Los Angeles (US) specializing in managing stadiums, convention centers, theaters, and unique venues.

Added Dan Beckerman, CEO, AEG and ASM Board Member, “We admire Ron’s long and successful track record across a number of highly respected companies in the live events and leisure industries and are confident in his ability to build on the progress made under Bob Newman. ASM is poised for success and at AEG we are as committed and optimistic as ever about the future of the company and the industry.”

‘ASM Global’ added that Bension brings over four decades of experience to ASM including, most recently, a long tenure at Live Nation as President of House of Blues Entertainment. Prior to this, he held President and CEO roles across a distinguished set of public and private companies including at Tickets.com, GameWorks, MCA Recreation Group and Universal Studios Hollywood.

Exulted Bension, “I am excited to join ASM Global. The company has an unparalleled track record of success and leading capabilities. I look forward to working closely with the dedicated ASM Global team to grow the business and to build upon the company’s deep relationships with its incredible, best-in-class clients around the world.”

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