AUSTIN, Texas – April 4, 2019 - Saffire, LLC, a fully integrated website and ticketing provider to more than 500 clients across the United States, has announced the hiring of Don Orris as its Chief Commercial Officer, effective immediately. Orris will lead the company’s sales efforts and commercial activities, including the offerings around Saffire’s fast-growing ticketing system, SaffireTix.
Orris has a strong track record of success in the ticketing industry, where he has built ticketing sales operations, led large sales divisions, and cultivated strong partnerships across multiple genres. During his more than three decades of experience, Orris has held executive roles with Ticketmaster, Outbox Enterprises (now AXS) and Etix. He joins Saffire after having spent the past four years as a private consultant and will continue to office in Los Angeles.
"I am honored to be given the opportunity in this new role to assist in continuing the Saffire success story," said Mr. Orris. "I was impressed by the passion and drive exhibited during my conversations with the ownership group and I am excited to join the Saffire family. I plan to hit the ground running."
“I am thrilled to have Don join our leadership team,” added Saffire president, Aaron Pederson. “Don brings a remarkable amount of experience and a sparkling reputation. Saffire has enjoyed rapid growth over the past few years, and with Don’s expertise and experience, we have an opportunity to accelerate our success as well as increase the breadth of clients we serve."
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Saffire empowers hundreds of clients with beautiful, unique and engaging websites, and integrated SaffireTix ticketing, including online, advance and box office sales, all with amazing real-time reporting. Saffire’s Spark content management system puts live editing power in clients’ hands by making content and tickets easy to update with unlimited help when needed. Social media, email and text marketing are also included to fuel client success. To learn more about SaffireTix, visit www.saffire.com.
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