Live Nation Canada has reorganized its executive team, appointing Riley O’Connor as chairman of Live Nation Canada.
O’Connor, a Canadian music industry vet who most recently served as senior VP of talent at House of Blues Concerts Canada, will lead the company’s Canadian operation and executive team.
In addition to O’Connor, Shane Bourbonnais has been named president of touring and business development. Prior to his new role, Bourbonnais served as president of Live Nation Canada. He will continue to oversee all touring and business development for Live Nation Canada.
Paul Haagenson has been appointed president of Western Canada. Previously, he was VP and GM for the Western Division of House of Blues Concerts Canada.
Bret Gallagher has been tapped as president of Eastern Canada, overseeing
all of Live Nation’s operations in that region. Previously, he was VP of concert and events at the Rogers Centre in Toronto.
Ian Low becomes executive VP of talent, with a heavy focus of working with touring artists on a national level. Low most recently served as VP of talent for the Western Division of House of Blues Concerts Canada.