Friday, 4 January 2013

Azoff quits Live Nation

Irving Azoff has announced that he is parting ways with Live Nation, the company he led after creating Front Line, the world’s largest artist management company, which in turn was sold  to Ticketmaster and then merged with Live Nation. According to The Wrap, Azoff said: “Life at a public company ain’t for me. The board pays you what your worth, then you get reamed for your compensation. They don’t like the way you elect directors, you should be giving options. It’s horses… You can’t be an entrepreneur and work in a public company anymore.”  Azoff has confirmed that he will setting up a new company with management clients including The Eagles, Christina Aguilera, Van Halen, Steely Dan and Jennifer Hudson.

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