NBA vet tapped as exec VP of marketing

NEW YORK — Live-events promoter AEG has hired NBA vet Andrew Messick as exec veep of marketing and international.

Messick will be responsible for a number of departments at the promoter, including marketing, advertising, PR, merchandising and creative services. He’ll also direct business ops for most of AEG’s sports operations.

Exec was previously a senior veep at the NBA, serving in the international division.

AEG is a subsid of the Anschutz Co.; among its properties are the Staples Center and the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles and the Nokia Theater in Gotham.

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