Andrew Brown succeeds Elizabeth Pearson as president and chief executive of Pacific Chorale, resident of the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

He will begin his post December 3.

Brown previously served as chief operating officer at Los Angeles Master Chorale, where he worked for 17 years after starting as an administrative assistant.

Board Chair Thomas Pridonoff said Brown comes to the organization with the “perfect combination of vision, experience and proven accomplishment.”