The Latest Industry Jobs: Pandora, Columbia Records, UMG, MTV, Warner/Chappell, BBC Radio, More…

Pandora poaches a prime JPMorgan govt.

Brad Minor will function Vice President and Head of Brand Marketing and Communications at Pandora.  He’ll work at Pandora’s workplaces in Oakland and New York.  Minor will form the model’s id for present customers and broaden on model activations and experiences.  He beforehand served as Managing Director of Brand, Advertising, and Media at JPMorgan Chase and Co.


Columbia Records ups a VP and confirms a key appointment.

Lisa Sonkin will now function Senior Vice President of Triple A and Public Radio Promotion at Columbia Records.  She joined the corporate in 2008 after 4 years at Epic Records, the place she served as Vice President of Triple A Promotion.

Manos Xanthogeorgis will function Senior Vice President of Digital Marketing and Media at Columbia Records.  He’ll oversee the improvement and execution of digital technique, together with shopper engagement, social media, and streaming advertising.  Xanthogeorgis can even oversee promoting for artists.  He’ll report back to Jenifer Mallory, Columbia’s General Manager.


UMG names a prime govt and poaches an SVP from the NFL.

Giles Martin will function Head of Audio and Sound at Universal Music Group (UMG).  In the newly created function, he’ll lead the label’s exploration and adoption of rising audio codecs.  Based in Abbey Road Studios in London, Martin can even encourage artist creativity.

Jaime Weston will function Executive Vice President of Consumer Marketing at Universal Music Group (UMG).  In the newly created function, she’ll oversee focused advertising technique for artists globally.  Weston can even develop advertising initiatives and shopper insights for UMG labels and companies.  She’ll report back to Dave Rocco, Executive Vice President of Creative.  Weston had beforehand served because the NFL’s Senior Vice President of Marketing.  She had overseen model technique for the league and all 32 groups.


MTV pronounces a brand new rent for Digital Studios.

Lars Silberbauer will function Senior Vice President at MTV Digital Studios.  In the newly created function, the previous Lego govt will oversee artistic, improvement, and manufacturing for digital originals.  He’ll additionally lead MTV’s social channels, together with ‘Crib,’ ‘Teen Code,’ and ‘TRL.’  Relocating from London to New York, Silberbauer will begin on November 1st.