FanDuel hires Ticketmaster COO as first president
| By Robin Harrison
Flutter Entertainment’s US arm FanDuel Group has hired Amy Howe, previously global chief operating officer for ticket sales and distribution giant Ticketmaster, to the newly created role of president.
As president, Howe (pictured below) joins FanDuel’s executive team, reporting directly to chief executive Matt King. She will be given responsibility for commercial functions across its sports betting, casino, daily fantasy and racing products.
“I am delighted to welcome a leader of Amy’s extraordinary caliber to our executive team,” King said of the appointment.
“She has a proven track record of building highly successful digital and retail businesses and I’m excited to have her leading our commercial functions during a period of enormous growth for the company.”
Howe joins from concert promoter and ticketing giant Live Nation Entertainment, where she served as global chief operating officer for Ticketmaster arm.