AEG Presents Adds Jenny Heifetz Henault And Alicia Karlin to Global Touring Group in LA
AEG Presents announced today that Alicia Karlin and Jenny Heifetz Henault have both been promoted to the position of v.p., global touring and talent.
AEG Presents announced today that Alicia Karlin and Jenny Heifetz Henault have both been promoted to the position of vp, global touring and talent.
Gary Gersh, president of global touring and talent for AEG Presents told Billboard, “Alicia and Jenny are incredibly talented and have bright futures ahead of them. Jenny has executed some of the biggest tours in music over the past decade and Alicia is known for her ingenuity and creative artist development. I’m grateful to have them on the team and I couldn’t be happier to be announcing these two well-deserved promotions.”
Karlin will continue to book the globally-renowned Electric Forest festival in Rothbury, Michigan, says of her new role: “I can’t imagine a better way to start the new decade.” She said “working with world-class artists to elevate their vision to a global audience at a pivotal point in history is how we shift culture, and Gary has built the most qualified team with the creativity and resources to do it.”
Heifetz Henault remarked “I’ve been fortunate to work with some of the most talented, quality people in the industry, and I am beyond thrilled to embark on this next phase of my career alongside a truly remarkable team that is redefining what it means to be a tour promoter. This is an exciting opportunity to help lay the foundation for our department and shape the vision for our future.”
Heifetz Henault has been with AEG Presents’ New York office for ten years and most recently served as senior director of global touring. She’s worked with e.v.p. Debra Rathwell on tours for Elton John, The Who, Lorde, John Mellencamp and JoJo Siwa. A native of Los Angeles, Heifetz Henault began her career in music on the artist management side, working in various capacities at Spivak Sobol Entertainment, The Firm, and Azoff Music, and further developed her touring experience under the unmatched guidance of touring expert Harry Sandler, Rathwell’s celebrated and beloved late husband.
Karlin began her career n college at the University of Florida as a talent buyer for the school’s Student Government Productions. Upon graduating in 2006 she moved to Boulder and was hired by Don Strasburg to help open AEG Presents’ Rocky Mountain office. She left in 2007 to join Madison House, working her way to a booking agent and manager at the company before becoming the talent buyer for Electric Forest in 2011. When AEG Presents acquired Madison House Presents in 2014, Karlin rejoined the AEG team as v.p., talent and senior event producer.
Both will be relocating to AEG Presents headquarters in Los Angeles. ?