Jens B. Arnesen appointed new CEO of Venuepoint
Jens B. Arnesen has been appointed CEO of Venuepoint, one of the leading Nordic ticketing providers owned by CTS EVENTIM and Nordisk Film, effective March 1. Under his leadership, Venuepoint eyes further growth in the Nordics.
COPENHAGEN, February 2, 2018 – Venuepoint, one of the leading Nordic ticketing providers, has appointed Jens B. Arnesen as the company’s new CEO, effective March 1. Venuepoint is a joint venture between German ticketing and live entertainment company CTS EVENTIM and Danish entertainment company Nordisk Film. Jens B. Arnesen joins Venuepoint from streaming and film service company C More Denmark where he has been serving as Country Manager since December 2016.
Jens B. Arnesen’s primary focus will be to accelerate Venuepoint’s growth and provide great customer experience and increased ticket sales in Scandinavia’s growing market for live entertainment and cultural events.
Oliver Främke, Senior Vice President International Business Development at
CTS EVENTIM, commented: “We’re delighted that Jens will dedicate his entrepreneurial spirit and industry expertise in shaping the next chapter in Venuepoint’s growth story. Our joint venture with Nordisk Film has already helped us strengthen our market position under the Venuepoint umbrella in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden over the past two years. Now we’re ready to expand on this and look forward to Jens’s and his team’s contributions.”
Prior to joining C More Denmark, Jens B. Arnesen was Sales and Marketing Director in the Danish media company Berlingske Media where, among other things, he was responsible for eCommerce and ticket sales for cultural, sports and business events. He has also held top management positions as Vice President in the Danish Telco TDC and as CEO at the pay TV distributor Canal Digital. Jens B. Arnesen holds a Master degree in marketing from Copenhagen Business School and has attended London Business School, INSEAD and Harvard Business School.
“I look forward to working with skilled and ambitious colleagues in strengthening Venuepoint’s position as a leading ticketing provider in the Nordics. Over the past 15 years, Venuepoint has built a unique local market expertise and strong partnerships with our clients. With our parent company CTS EVENTIM providing a world-class ticketing platform and continuous product development, Venuepoint has an even stronger competitive advantage as an attractive business partner, offering the best possible ticketing solutions to our many clients,” said Jens B. Arnesen.