Label veterans Larry Jacobsen and Robert "Berko" Webber have teamed to form management company World Audience.

Label veterans Larry Jacobsen and Robert "Berko" Webber have teamed to form management company World Audience.

Jacobsen, former Capitol Records senior VP and Giant Records GM and founder of the Larry Jacobson Co., has teamed with Maverick and Giant A&R exec Webber to form the Santa Monica, Calif.-based company.

Webber brings producer Mudrock aboard as a client; the company's roster also includes Avenged Sevenfold, Moments In Grace and Hot Water Music.

Evan Baken, former drummer of punk act the Movielife, serves as director of artist management at World Audience.