US-based venue & event management company ASM Global has appointed Ron Bension as its new President and CEO.
Bension brings over four decades of experience to ASM including, most recently, a long tenure at Live Nation as president of House of Blues Entertainment.
Prior to this, he held President and CEO roles across public and private companies including Tickets.com, GameWorks, MCA Recreation Group and Universal Studios Hollywood.
Kosty Gilis, managing director at Onex and ASM board member, said: “We are thrilled to have Ron join the ASM Global team. He is precisely the type of executive we seek to lead our businesses. His extensive history of managing enterprises that create superb experiences for customers and visitors will be an enormous asset to the company.
“In addition, his demonstrated strategic thinking and execution capabilities are a perfect fit for the next phase of ASM’s growth as we exit the pandemic.”
Bension commented: “I am excited to join ASM Global. The company has an unparalleled track record of success and leading capabilities. I look forward to working closely with the dedicated ASM Global team to grow the business and to build upon the Company’s deep relationships with its incredible, best-in-class clients around the world.”