Following the appointment of Lucy Noble as AEG Presents artistic director, AEG Europe said it has made five further senior appointments within its AEG Presents UK division to help deliver on its growth plans.

The quintet includes Jacqui Harris (pictured left), who has taken on the role of VP and general manager. Harris has worked with AEG Presents since 2007 and was most recently its director of commercial operations. She is now responsible for all operational functions for the events, touring, marketing and ticketing teams.

Lucky Thompson (pictured centre) has been appointed senior director, events and operations, with leadership responsibility for the company’s Cornerstone Events Division, which includes Summer Series, C2C, Eden Sessions and Just for Laughs, as well as the delivery and success of all AEG Presents UK hosted events. Thompson was formerly the company’s director of touring.

Connie Shao (right) has taken on the role of VP and GM for international touring. She is responsible for managing the international touring division and operations of its tours and events. Her previous experience includes roles at AEG in Shanghai, and at Epitaph Records and International Creative Management in the US.

Leonie Wakeman has been appointed director of commercial operations. Previously head of ticketing at AEG, her new role will see her focus on identifying, developing and implementing new revenue opportunities. Her career has included roles at companies including CrowdSurge and Songkick.

Newly appointed group venue operations director, Stuart Dorn is now responsible for AEG Presents venues including indigo at The O2, The Halls Wolverhampton, Eventim Apollo and Olympia London. He was previously head of operations at The Jockey Club.

AEG Presents CEO Steve Homer said, “It’s an exciting time for our business as we break new ground and in turn, build out a people structure that powers the successful delivery of our growth plans.”