David Goldberg has been appointed to the newly created post of executive VP of strategy and business development at Ticketmaster. He will oversee growth strategies, mergers and acquisitions and public

David Goldberg has been appointed to the newly created post of executive VP of strategy and business development at Ticketmaster. He will oversee growth strategies, mergers and acquisitions and public relations, reporting to president/CEO John Pleasants.

L.A.-based Goldberg served as Ticketmaster's Midwest marketing director from 1994-96; most recently, he was executive VP of corporate development for Sportvision, an interactive sports marketing and technology company. Goldberg is also a founder of Tunes.com, the operator of Rollingstone.com, and has worked for Chicago-based concert promoter Jam Productions.