UK: Matt Ephgrave – alumnus of ticketscript, YPlan and Seatwave – has been appointed Chief Operating Officer at Festicket, and will oversee all daily operations including global customer service, fulfilment, account management and campaign management from the company’s London HQ.
With almost 10 years’ of ticketing and music industry experience, Ephgrave is seen as a key appointment at an important juncture for Festicket.
Recently ranked as the UK’s sixth fastest-growing technology company by the Sunday Times Tech Track 100, Festicket has seen an annualised sales rise of +224% since 2015, and is on course for another record year of +100% revenue growth in 2017. Ephgrave, in the newly-created COO role, will strengthen processes and systems while developing the international team, to ensure the world’s leading festival experience platform continues to build on robust foundations.
Festicket Founder & CEO Zack Sabban said: “Right now is an exciting time for Festicket, with Matt bringing huge experience to the team, a number of very important partnerships in the pipeline, and another year of significant drawing to a close. Ambitious planning for 2018 called for someone of Matt’s skills and know-how, so we’re delighted that he is joining us for the next stage in the Festicket journey.”
Ephgrave said: “This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a strong team that’s more than used to success. Festicket undoubtedly has a very big future, and it was an easy choice to come and be a part of it.”