Ticketmaster UK has tapped Simon Presswell as managing director.

Based in the Ticketmaster International headquarters in Angel, London, Presswell will be responsible for the U.K. operation of the Live Nation-owned ticketing business, which includes 500 employees across London, Manchester, Stoke and Glasgow.

Presswell has previously held executive positions at such companies as SkyIQ, BSkyB, NBC Universal TV, Universal Parks and Resort, Citrix Online, Travelport, American Express and Thomas Cook.

His appointment is the latest in a string of new promotions and hires at Ticketmaster International. Chris Edmonds was recently elevated to chairman of Ticketmaster UK and executive VP of international strategic partnerships, and Christoph Homann was appointed managing director of resale for international in May.