Live Nation Entertainment Retains Hanold Associates for Head of Compensation & Benefits Search

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Live Nation Entertainment has retained Hanold Associates for their Head of Compensation & Benefits search. Neela Seenandan and Katrina Prospero are leading the search for this Beverly Hills-based role.

Operating in 37 countries, Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. is the global leader in the live events industry. It is the largest full service, live event business, including producing, marketing and selling tickets to live concerts. In addition to a Corporate function, the company operates four business segments: Concerts (Live Nation and House of Blues concerts as well as music festivals), Ticketing (Ticketmaster), Artist Nation (an artist management business) and Sponsorship and Advertising (offered across its live events, online and via mobile).

The company has approximately $7.7 billion in revenue, 8,900 full-time employees and may flex to more than 22,000 employees when seasonal and part time workers are included. Live Nation has promoted over 25,000 live music events drawing over 60 million fans and include artists such as Adele, Coldplay, Jason Aldean, Beyoncé, Rihanna and One Direction.

Live Nation owns, operates, has booking rights for and has an equity interest in more than 170 venues, including House of Blues music venues and locations, The Fillmore in San Francisco, the Hollywood Palladium, the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam and 3Arena in Ireland. Named by LinkedIn as one of the Top 40 North American companies in attracting and keeping top talent, it has a music-driven culture that is at once – a unique, fast-paced, smart, laid-back and fun environment that embraces dimensional creativity.

Reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer, the Head of Compensation & Benefits is responsible for all aspects of Live Nation’s North American compensation and benefits programs. This includes the strategy, design, implementation and administration of a total rewards philosophy that helps the company build a sustainable competitive advantage through maximizing employee engagement, performance and retention. This role leads the development and innovation of total rewards solutions that are proactively aligned with Live Nation’s key priorities, including putting the employee first.