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Brian Kabatznick, Oak View Group (UK)

Brian Kabatznick, Oak View Group (UK)

For over 30 years Brian Kabatznick has worked within the United States and international entertainment business sector as senior executive for the world's leading companies.  Since 2019, Brian has overseen Oak View Group’s entertainment facilities expansion and development efforts throughout all international markets.  

Previously, Brian managed AEG’s expansion of facilities in Europe as their vice president of business development. During his 12-year tenure Brian led the AEG Facilities team to develop new and/or existing stadium and arena venues across the UK, Scandinavia, and the European continent. 

From 2015-2018, Brian also held the position of president of the European Arenas Association, a collective network of 36 arenas located in 21 European countries.

From 2004-2007, he was vice president of business development for SMG, an international venue management company specialising in entertainment operations for arenas, theatres and stadiums.   

For over ten years Brian worked in the computerised ticketing business including Ticketmaster US and Ticketmaster International as executive vice president for Ticketmaster International, where he managed its worldwide businesses and led the acquisition opportunities for the world’s leading ticketing company.