Eventbrite hires ex-Google marketer Marion Gamel

Online ticketing platform Eventbrite has made its first EMEA marketing hire with the appointment of Marion Gamel as head of EMEA marketing.

Marion Gamel
Marion Gamel

Gamel’s experience includes seven years at Google working across Europe, the Middle East and Asia as well as running her own marketing consultancy. She will be based in Eventbrite’s London office.

Her responsibilities will include broadening the reach of the company’s European marketing initiatives and developing new partnerships.

The company recently announced it has facilitated more than US$1 billion (£641m) in gross ticket sales worldwide.

Kevin Hartz, chief executive and co-founder of Eventbrite, said: "Marion’s experience across Europe, the Middle East and Asia will be imperative to us as we continue to bring our offering to people around the world. We have been searching for the candidate who reflects our brand and beliefs to spearhead Eventbrite’s European marketing efforts and believe we have found this in Marion."
 
"This is an exciting time to join Eventbrite," added Gamel. "The company has continued its impressive growth throughout 2011 and has positioned itself as a leader in its field. The company has an excellent reputation already, one which I hope to enhance and build upon. It is great to be joining a company that is led by technology and that also has a deep impact on people’s lives."

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