PRESS RELEASE: “Former CEO of Ticketmaster Becomes Consultant to Englander Knabe & Allen”
LOS ANGELES, CA (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) February 3, 2010 – Frederic C. Rosen, the former President and CEO of Ticketmaster Group, Inc. from 1982 to 1998, has joined Englander Knabe & Allen (EK&A) as a senior counselor.
“Under Fred Rosen’s leadership, Ticketmaster was transformed into a small startup ticketing company with under $1 million in annual ticket sales in 1982 into the world’s leading computerized ticketing service — with a powerful global brand synonymous with ticketing, a pioneering internet presence and more than $2.4 billion in annual ticket sales.
“Fred brings a critical element to our litigation and crisis practice, since he can help the ‘C’ suite navigate challenging situations. Fred will provide strategic counsel to clients on a range of issues, with particular focus on reputation and crisis management, litigation support and financial communications. The combination of media relations, crisis management, and public relations has always been a crucial part of litigation strategy. Increasingly, CEOs are recognizing how critical it is to combine the best legal counsel with the best professional public relations and Fred will play a critical role in our crisis and litigation communications practice,” said managing partner Harvey A. Englander.
EK&A’s Reputation Management service covers the full spectrum of CEO and corporate reputation issues — creating and maintaining an enduring reputation to recovering reputation following a crisis.
In addition to being a senior counselor for EK&A, Mr. Rosen serves as a director of a number of non-profit organizations. Among his many community and philanthropic interests in Los Angeles, he is a Board member of the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission; Board member of the Wallis Annenberg Cultural Center in Beverly Hills and a Member of the Board of Governors of Cedars Sinai Medical Center, and was a trustee of Crossroads School for 16 years.
Over the years, Mr. Rosen has been recognized for both his philanthropic activities and entrepreneurship, including receiving the City of Hope’s “Spirit of Life” Award in 1994; the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 1993; University of Southern California’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” award in 1989; he was honored by the Actor’s fund in 1997; and received the Social Concern Award from the American Jewish Committee in 1997. Mr. Rosen graduated from Clark University in June 1965 and graduated from Brooklyn Law School in June 1969. He was admitted and became a member of the New York State Bar in November 1969 and practiced law in New York City from 1972 to 1982.
Englander Knabe & Allen’s client roster includes companies such as Westfield, Motorola, Downey Hospital, LegalZoom, AT&T and the Los Angeles Police Protective League. EKA provides strategic counsel to clients on a wide range of issues, with particular focus on, and experience in, reputation and crisis management, litigation support, public affairs, government advocacy, media relations, community relations, financial communications and marketing material development.
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