Live Nation has promoted Jason Garner to CEO of Global Music. He will continue to be based in Los Angeles and report to Live Nation president/CEO Michael Rapino.

In the newly created position, Garner will oversee Live Nation's live music business on a global level. Live Nation CEO of International Music Alan Ridgeway will continue in his current role and report to Garner.

"This move reflects our goal of providing artists with global touring plans that leverage our vast global distribution pipe in 57 countries," Rapino said in a statement.

Most recently, Garner served as CEO of North American Music at Live Nation. There were no plans at deadline to replace his previous position.

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