The Latest Industry Moves: UMG, Deezer, CMT, WME, Edel AG…

Here’s a wrap on the most recent music business hirings, promotions, and shake-ups.

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Universal Music Group — Dan Morales, Alexandra Lioutikoff

UMG has introduced the appointment of Dan Morales as its new Chief Information Officer. Morales strikes over from eBay, the place he served in the same capability.

Elsewhere, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has  bumped Alexandra Lioutikoff to govt vice chairman, Latin music, with oversight over all U.S. Latin and Latin American operations.  Lioutikoff’s promotion comes simply three years after becoming a member of the corporate.

Deezer — Laurence Miall-d’Août

Deezer reviews that Miall-d’Août has been appointed Chief Operating Officer for the music streaming service.  She’ll be a part of the service on April 2nd; beforehand she served because the VP of superior information and promoting at Liberty Global.

MediaTech Ventures — Ted Cohen

MediaTech Ventures has named Ted Cohen as Head of Corporate Development.  The firm is an funding fund and incubator targeted on the intersection of music, leisure, and know-how.

WME Nashville — Bobby Cudd

William Morris Endeavor has introduced that music agent Bobby Cudd is becoming a member of its Nashville workplace.  The well-known agent brings with him David Rawlings, The Doyle & Debbie Show, Gillian Welch, I’m With HER, Junior Brown, Kasey Chambers, Old Crow Medicine Show, Robert Earl Keen, Ricky Skaggs, and extra.

InRefrain Group — Genevieve O’Neil

Genevieve O’Neil is becoming a member of InChrous Group as CMO.  She beforehand served because the Director of Diversity and Inclusion for Live Nation Entertainment manufacturers like Ticketmaster and Festival Republic.

CMT – The Restructuring Continues…

CMT has introduced a restructuring plan that features a number of departments integrating into Viacom Media Network’s music group.  The Nashville-based advertising and marketing workforce shall be exiting the corporate because the New York workplace successfully takes over.  The reorganization first started in October of 2018, when CMT was positioned underneath Chris McCarthy’s route.  McCarthy is president of MTV, VH1 and Logo Media.

Among the most recent modifications:

  • Anthony Barton, Head of CMT advertising and marketing, is departing.
  • Suzanne Norman, Head of the Nashville workplace, is departing.
  • Frank Tanki, CMT common supervisor, departed October 2018

Edel AG — Even More Restructuring…

German unbiased report firm Edel AG has introduced some modifications in its management and authorized construction. The agency accomplished filings to transition from a public restricted firm to a European Company, altering the title to Edel SE & Co. KGaA.

As a part of the transition,  Edel CEO Michael Haentjes is stepping down after a number of many years and shall be handing tasks to his son, Dr. Jonas Haentjes.

Neste Live! – Ron Pateras

Ron Pateras is becoming a member of Neste Live! as a expertise purchaser.  In that position, Pateras will assist full-service occasion advertising and marketing corporations develop their companies.  Neste Live! was lately acquired by Live Nation Entertainment.