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Twickets opens Australian office

By | Published on Wednesday 25 January 2017


Face value ticket exchange Twickets has launched in Australia, hiring Danny Hannaford to head up its new operation. Hannaford, formerly Head Of Ticketing at Global Live, will relocate from the UK to Australia to be the company’s first international staff member.

“We are very excited about the launch in Australia and to welcome Danny to the team”, says Twickets founder Richard Davies. “Having someone as experienced in the ticketing market as him to head up the Australian operation is a big step towards Twickets’ goals for international development in 2017”.

Hannaford adds: “Richard and I, along with the whole Twickets team, are looking forward to launching this new venture and helping event organisers, artists and fans exchange tickets fairly and safely. It’s an honour to be part of something truly changing the industry for the better and we are already having exciting conversations with some of Australia’s leading industry figures”.

As well as working for Global Entertainment’s live division, Hannaford previously worked for AEG’s AXS primary ticketing platform, and was Box Office Manager at the Hammersmith Apollo.

Twickets’ international expansion comes after the successful completion of its previously reported new crowd-funding round, which raised over £1.2 million from more than 900 investors.