AEG Europe has announced the appointments of John Langford as chief operating officer, Paul Reeve as chief financial officer, and Emma Bownes in the newly created role of vice president of programming across AEG’s European venue portfolio.

Langford previously served as vice president and general manager of The O2, while Reeve served as finance director of The O2 & The SSE Arena, Wembley, and Bownes previously served as programming director.

The three appointments follow the recent news that Alex Hill will take over as president of AEG Europe from 1st January 2019.

AEG Europe owns and operates major venues across Europe including The O2 in London; The SSE Arena, Wembley; Hamburg’s Barclaycard Arena; Berlin’s Mercedes Benz Arena and Verti Music Hall; Stockholm Live; and AccorHotels Arena in Paris.

Commenting on the appointments, Alex Hill said: “I’m looking forward to working closely with John, Paul and Emma in continuing our vision of excellence across our portfolio of European Venues and other live entertainment and sports properties”.