The William Morris Agency has made a series of promotions in its music division. David Snyder has been named head of music operations.
The William Morris Agency has made a series of promotions in its music division.
David Snyder has been named head of music operations, in addition to his previous title of head of the AC department. Snyder, who has worked at WMA for 15 years, was the architect of the first computerized booking system used by an agency to organize and track national concert tours. Prior to joining WMA, he was head of AC at Triad Artists (which was acquired by WMA). He is based in L.A.
The agency has also upped three agents.
Marc Geiger has been named head of contemporary music. Geiger began his career at Triad Artists, where he co-created the Lollapalooza tour in 1991. Geiger co-founded ArtistDirect in 1996 and served as the publicly traded corporation's CEO until 2001, when he became vice chairman, a position he held until he joined WMA in L.A. in 2003.
Cara Lewis is named head of urban contemporary. New York-based Lewis has been with WMA for 15 years, representing such acts as Eminem and 50 Cent.
Tony Goldring is named head of the international department. He was a promoter in the United Kingdom for 11 years before moving to Los Angeles in 2000 and joining WMA.
All other department heads remain unchanged, including Rick Shipp and Paul Moore as heads of the Nashville office.