TuneCore poaches a key government from Viacom.
Neil Bhay will function Vice President of Technology at TuneCore. He joins from Viacom, the place he served as Vice President of Technology.
VEVO confirms a key appointment.
Bryon Schafer will function Senior Vice President of Research at Vevo. Based in Los Angeles, he’ll lead the corporate’s efforts in viewers and advertiser analysis together with shopper and artist insights.
Symphonic Distribution makes three key hires.
AJ Alvarez will function Director of Client Marketing and Playlist Promotion at Symphonic Distribution. She beforehand served as Digital Sales Manager at VP Music Group.
Teddy Tutson will function Director of Video Strategy. He beforehand served as Manager of Digital Video and Audience Development at Fuse Media.
Jon Mizrachi will function Senior Director of Sync Licensing. He beforehand served as Creative Director at Carlin America.
Warner Bros. Records has a brand new prime government.
Aaron Bay-Schuck will begin serving as Co-Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Records. The transfer comes a 12 months after he was employed for the place. Bay-Schuck beforehand served as President of A&R at Interscope-Geffen-A&M Records.
Pulse Music proclaims a key promotion.
Joe Poindexter will function Senior Vice President of Digital at Pulse Music Group. He beforehand served as Vice President of Digital and joined the corporate in 2012.
Intercept Music proclaims a brand new Brand Ambassador.
Social media advertising and marketing platform Intercept Music has signed Larry Blackwell as Brand Ambassador within the Gospel style. He has beforehand served as Vice President and General Manager of EMI/Motown Gospel. Blackwell will drive the adoption of Intercept’s advertising and marketing platform.
Exactuals appoints a brand new senior government.
Andrew Mauritzen will now function Chief Financial Officer and Head of Insurance Industry at Exactuals, a service providing fee administration software program for the music trade. He’ll spearhead the corporate’s entry into the insurance coverage market. Mauritzen will adapt Exactuals’ in-class fee and royalty know-how to streamline insurance coverage commissions, refunds, and claims funds. He’ll additionally set up partnerships with insurance coverage carriers and brokerage.
Top music trade veteran embarks on an architectural enterprise.
Per Architects Journal, Rob Dickins, former Chairman of Warner Bros. Music, will function the brand new Chair of RIBA’s British Architectural Trust Board (BATB). The transfer comes two years after journalist John Tusa stepped down. The BATB oversees RIBA’s architectural collections, public, and cultural programming.
Island Records confirms a key appointment.
LaTrice Burnette has joined Island Records, serving as Executive Vice President and General Manager. Based in New York City, the veteran music advertising and marketing and artist improvement government will report back to Darcus Beese, President of Island Records.
PPL loses a key member.
In an e-mail to buddies and colleagues, Clive Drew, Public Relations Manager at PPL, has confirmed he has left the corporate. He’ll now work as a self-employed PR, comms, and music advisor.
Sound Royalties welcomes a brand new prime government.
Michael Bizenov will function President of Sound Royalties, a music trade specialty finance agency. He’ll lead the agency’s future development plans. Bizenov beforehand served as a advisor for UBS and Litchfield Road Consulting, offering Senior Advisory Support.
Prodiss confirms a key appointment.
The French stay music trade affiliation has named Olivier Darbois as President. He succeeds Luc Gaurichon and can serve a three-year time period.
UMG Nashville proclaims a key promotion.
Royce Risser will now function Executive Vice President of Promotion for Universal Music Group (UMG) Nashville. He’ll oversee radio promotion initiatives for the label group’s artist roster. Risser first joined UMG Nashville in 1993, serving as Promotion Assistance at MCA.
UK Live Music Group confirms a brand new Chair.
Greg Parmley has been named the brand new Chair of UK Live Music Group’s Board. He takes over for Paul Latham, the previous President and Chief Operating Officer of Live Nation UK, who retired final month after 34 years.
Venues Today reportedly loses its founder.
Per Amplify, Linda Deckard has left Venues Today, the journal she based in 2003. According to sources talking with Amplify, her title has additionally been faraway from the Venues Today web site. Deckard offered the journal to Oak View Group in 2016.
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