This week featured a number of new additions, promotions and departures within the music business.
We coated a protracted checklist of exec movers and shakers , buoyed by a lot of increasing corporations. Here’s the newest on this week.
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Michael Lynton — WMG Board Chairman
Former Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton has been elected non-executive chairman of the board for Warner Music Group. Lynton at present serves because the chairman of Snap Inc. His election will convey WMG’s board of administrators to 11 members.
Jason Rittenberry — Executive VP and General Manager of Moo TV
Moo TV is a video and dwell occasions manufacturing firm that has labored with artists like Garth Brooks and Brad Paisley. The group named Jason Rittenberry as their new Executive VP and General Manager, main the day-to-day operations of the Nashville-based firm.
Suzanne Smith — Departing as Managing Director of PPL PRS Ltd
Suzanne Smith is stepping down because the Managing Director of PPL PRS Ltd, which is a three way partnership between PPL and PRS. Smith has been with the corporate because it was based in 2017. The three way partnership between the 2 corporations was set as much as enable for a extra easy single license course of for taking part in recorded music in public areas.
Ziggy Chareton — New Senior Vice President, Head of A&R for Island Records
Island Records has introduced that Ziggy Chareton will likely be becoming a member of the group as a senior vp and Head of A&R. Chareton is liable for signing Shawn Mendes to the label in 2014 and has performed a vital function in selling him. Chareton will likely be primarily based in New York and can oversee all A&R actions, reporting to label president Darcus Beese.
Justin Dearborn — ICM Partners New COO
ICM Partners has introduced that Justin Dearborn will function the corporate’s new COO. Dearborn stepped down from his CEO place at Tribune Publishing Co. to simply accept the brand new job. He beforehand served as CEO of Merge Healthcare earlier than IBM acquired it in 2015.
Cameron Parkins — General Manager of Forward Artist Management
Quality CTRL MGMT has introduced a brand new rebranding effort as Forward Artist Management. The firm appointed Cameron Parkins, who has been with the corporate since 2014, to function the corporate’s normal supervisor. FAM represents Jack Antonoff, Sleater-Kinney, Moses Sumney, and different artists.