Vivid Seats Announces Executive Promotions in Product and Accounting
Vivid Seats has announced a pair of executive promotions, moving two vice presidents up to the C-level. Riva Bakal has been named the company’s Chief Product and Strategy officer, with Ted Pickus named Chief Accounting Officer. The appointments were announced by CEO Stan Chia Wednesday. “Over the past year... Read more
Vivid Seats Merger Complete, Trading as SEAT on NASDAQ
Vivid Seats is officially a public-traded company as of Tuesday morning, having closed its merger with Horizon Acquisition Corporation on Monday as planned. Vivid begins trading on the NASDAQ under the SEAT (Class A) and SEATW (Warrant) ticker symbols. “Today marks a major milestone for our company, our employees... Read more
Vivid Seats Announces Planned Post-Merger Board of Directors
Vivid Seats, which is in the process of going public via a merger with Horizon Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: HZAC), announced its future Board of Directors this week. The board, filed with the SEC on August 16, is chaired by David Donnini and includes nine directors with leadership in tech... Read more
Vivid Seats Going Public Via Merger With Horizon Acquisition Corp.
A rumored deal that will bring Vivid Seats public via a merger with Horizon Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: HZAC) has been made official, announced by the companies early Thursday morning. Horizon, already publicly-traded, will merge with the Chicago-based ticket resale marketplace in a deal that will keep Stan Chia on... Read more
Vassilatos, Bednyak Out at Vivid Seats, Grubhub Exec Named CEO
Vivid Seats has announced the hiring of Stan Chia as new Chief Executive Officer, joining the Chicago-based ticket resale company from Grubhub, where he had served as Chief Operating Officer. Co-founders Eric Vassilatos, who had been CEO, and Jerry Bednyak will serve as co-chairmen of the board of directors... Read more