Chief Communications Officer at Live Nation Carrie Davis is exiting the company after a five-year term.
She is said to be leaving in order to “refocus my priorities on myself and my family,” in a statement provided to Pollstar. Stepping in for Davis following her departure will be Jackie Beato.
Davis started her post with the entertainment titan in September 2015 after serving four years as the vice president of communications at Disney Interactive. Prior to that, she held rank at Yahoo! for six years as its communications director and ran her own PR firm for a number of years.
Her career in public relations provided a strong stepping stone into the entertainment sector having worked with Tommy Boy Records and Background/Universal Records, specifically focusing on hip-hop artists like Wu-Tang Clan, Timbaland and Outkast.
Upon her appointment in 2015, Davis received high praise from Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino.
“Carrie brings highly relevant expertise and a like-minded approach to communications at the right time for Live Nation and our global growth plan. Our employees and external partners will benefit from her substantial experience in music, entertainment and technology and we look forward to working with her,” Rapino revealed in a statement.
The corporate shake-up at Live Nation following Davis’ departure comes shortly after the company acquired Bonnaroo promoter AC Entertainment and shuffled various positions across the nation.