openPR Logo
Press release

Board complete: Kai Ricke, COO of MyTicket AG

02-27-2015 07:19 PM CET | Arts & Culture

Press release from: DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG

The longstanding head of distribution of STAGE Entertainment transfers as second member of the Board to the DEAG subsidiary

Berlin, February 26, 2015 – DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft (ISIN DE000A0Z23G6) continues to expand its direct distribution platform

Kai Ricke (49) becomes a new member of the Executive Board of Hamburg-based As an excellent distribution pro in the entertainment industry, he has been appointed by the Supervisory Board of Myticket AG, a subsidiary of DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG, as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Myticket AG. With his wealth of experience of almost 20 years, more particularly in the field of family entertainment, he will now accompany, together with CEO Moritz Schwenkow, the growth of DEAG’s new ticket distribution platform.

The platform, which was only set up in November 2014, has already had an excellent start during the 2014 Christmas business and has continued its positive development during the past weeks. The ticket sales so far handled through are significantly ahead of plan. Additional potential for the further development of is offered by the planned integration of partners with strong media networks in the near future.

Kai Ricke worked in the past as authorized officer and Sales Director with Ticket Online, he was Managing Director of Ticket Online Austria and most recently longstanding Distribution Director of the musical group STAGE Entertainment. He knows both the potential of live entertainment and the subtleties of the ticketing business and is, moreover, excellently networked on the market.

For Professor Peter Schwenkow, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MyTicket AG and CEO of DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG, he is the ideal choice for the Executive Board position of the newly founded MyTicket AG: “Kai Ricke is the best person for one of the most exciting jobs. His multifaceted expert knowledge will impact, more particularly, but not only ticketing and family entertainment at DEAG, which is a strongly growing segment with successful shows such as Disney On Ice, Circus Roncalli, Riverdance, Classical Spectacular, Night of the Jumps and many others.” CEO Moritz Schwenkow: “I am very much looking forward to co-operating with this likable distribution pro. Together we will leverage and offer the opportunities of our state-of-the-art technology for all promoters!”
Kai Ricke: “I am very excited to create together with my future Executive Board colleague, Moritz Schwenkow, a strong new player on the German ticketing market. Together we will
consistently exploit the opportunities offered as a result of the dynamic development of the market.”

DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG
The Executive Board

About DEAG

DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG is an integrated entertainment content company and a leading provider of live entertainment in Europe. With affiliated companies in the G/S/A (Germany-Austria-Switzerland) countries and the United Kingdom, DEAG currently promotes around 2,000 events per year in the fields of rock/pop, festivals, classical music, German hit songs and middle-of-the-road music as well as in the high-growth family entertainment segment, and sells more than 3.5 million tickets. As an integrated entertainment content company, DEAG covers the entire value chain in live entertainment comprehensively with its 360 degree approach: from concerts via records, rights exploitation, sponsorships, merchandizing to ticketing through the direct distribution platform of the DEAG subsidiary

The DEAG shares (ISIN code: DE000A0Z23G6) are listed in the Prime Standard segment on Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Detailed information on

For further information please contact:

Axel Mühlhaus
edicto GmbH
Eschersheimer Landstraße 42, 60322 Frankfurt
Tel: +49-69-90 550 552

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Board complete: Kai Ricke, COO of MyTicket AG here

News-ID: 305283 • Views: 8488

More Releases from DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG

DEAG reports about 2015 marked by non-recurring effects and gives a positive out …
• Sales revenues after consolidation jump significantly to more than EUR 200 million • Non-recurring expenditure has also burdened the earnings during the full year, as expected: EBIT EUR -17.8 million • Successful setting of the strategic courses in Live Entertainment und Ticketing • Market share of myticket continues to grow • Clear operation in the black anticipated for 2016 – current forecast might be outperformed Berlin, April 15, 2016 – DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (ISIN: DE000A0Z23G6 | symbol: ERMK)
DEAG AGM approves amendment to the bylaws and all other agenda items with a larg …
Berlin, June 25, 2015 – The shareholders of DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (ISIN DE000A0Z23G6/WKN A0Z23G) have approved at today’s Annual General Meeting in Berlin, which lasted just under 100 minutes, all agenda items with a large majority. The amendment to the bylaws was adopted with 100 %. It concerns the extension of the object of the company by adding the distribution and marketing of tickets. All other agenda items were
DEAG is ahead of plan after nine months and anticipates strong full year 2014
Ad hoc announcement in accordance with § 15 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) • Sales revenues 3.4% and EBITDA 3.5% higher • Own ticket distribution successfully launched • Positive outlook for the full year 2014 and the new year 2015 Berlin, November 28, 2014 – DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft, Potsdamer Strasse 58, 10785 Berlin, (ISIN DE000A0Z23G6/WKN A0Z23G), listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, has continued its positive development of sales revenues and
DEAG re-organizes ticket distribution
Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) • Long-term distribution agreement with Ticketmaster • Sale of Ticketmaster Germany stake • Launch of DEAG’s own ticket distribution in progress Berlin, November 13, 2014 – DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft, Potsdamer Str. 58, 10785 Berlin, (ISIN DE000A0Z23G6/WKN A0Z23G), listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, has optimized its ticket distribution with a view to a sustainable increase in results within the

All 5 Releases

More Releases for Board

IVU expands Executive Board
Leon Struijk to manage Projects and Sales as CCO Berlin, 12 January 2018 – IVU Traffic Technologies AG is expanding its Executive Board: Effective 1 February 2018, Leon Struijk will join the managing body of the Berlin-based IT specialist for public transport. Besides CEO Martin Müller-Elschner and CTO Matthias Rust, he will be CCO (Chief Customer Officer) with responsibility for Projects and Sales. Leon Struijk (47) comes from the Netherlands, where he
Tourism Board Marketing Board Marketing Index published “Tourism Board Marketing Market” from its database. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. Publisher's "Tourism Board Marketing Index", measures the marketing efforts of 100 tourism boards around the world. The Tourism Board Marketing Index provides an insight into the individual marketing performance of different tourist boards. To compile
Global Led Writing Board
Global Led Writing Board: Led Writing Board Report by Material, Application, and Geography – Global Forecast to 2021 is a professional and in-depth research report on the world's major regional market conditions, focusing on the main regions (North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific) and the main countries (United States, Germany, united Kingdom, Japan, South Korea and China). For sample report: The report firstly introduced the Led Writing Board basics: definitions, classifications, applications and
High-Speed Board-to-Board Connectors
ReportsWorldwide has announced the addition of a new report title High-Speed Board-to-Board Connectors to its growing collection of premium market research reports. Bishop & Associates research report, High-Speed Board-to-Board Connectors, analyzes high-speed connectors used to connect boards, memory modules, hard drives and solid-state drives in electronic systems and how these connectors are changing as a result of new data center and communications architectures. • What are the market drivers that influence the
iversity creates Advisory Board
Bernau bei Berlin, 18 December 2013 – To prepare for the successful expansion of its online learning platform, iversity announces the creation of an independent advisory board. The founding members include former iversity CEO, Marcus Riecke, who will be joined by Jörg Dräger, PhD, managing director of the CHE (Centre for Higher Education). Additional members will be named in the months to come. Among other duties, the board will
TCAR Elects 2011 Board
RALEIGH, N.C. (January 24, 2011) – TCAR, the Triangle Commercial Association of REALTORS®, announces today its 2011 board of directors. The organization serves real estate practitioners, appraisers, property managers and other professionals within a 14-county area. 2011 board members include: Executive Committee Shane Bull, Grubb & Ellis, President Bret Muller, Capital Associates, Past President Kerry Saunders, NAI Carolantic Realty, Inc., President-Elect Henry Ward, York Properties, Treasurer Joni Barnes, Pinpoint Properties Kim Brennan, Executive Officer Christina Coffey, Hunter & Associates Kathy